Invasive Species Compendium

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Pometia pinnata
(fijian longan)

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Pometia pinnata (fijian longan)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 20 November 2019
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Host Plant
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Pometia pinnata
  • Preferred Common Name
  • fijian longan
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Plantae
  •     Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •       Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •         Class: Dicotyledonae
  • Uses List
  • Carved material
  • Charcoal
  • Fruits
  • Miscellaneous materials
  • Wood/timber

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P. pinnata in secondary forest.
TitleTree
CaptionP. pinnata in secondary forest.
Copyright©Rafael T. Cadiz
P. pinnata in secondary forest.
TreeP. pinnata in secondary forest.©Rafael T. Cadiz
1. tree habit
2. flowering twig
3. fruiting twig
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Caption1. tree habit 2. flowering twig 3. fruiting twig
CopyrightPROSEA Foundation
1. tree habit
2. flowering twig
3. fruiting twig
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Fruiting twig of P. pinnata.
TitleLine artwork
CaptionFruiting twig of P. pinnata.
Copyright©Rafael T. Cadiz
Fruiting twig of P. pinnata.
Line artworkFruiting twig of P. pinnata.©Rafael T. Cadiz

Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Pometia pinnata J. R. Forst. & G. Forst.

Preferred Common Name

  • fijian longan

Variety

  • Pometia pinnata f. acuminata (Hook. f.) Jacobs
  • Pometia pinnata f. alnifolia (Blume) Jacobs
  • Pometia pinnata f. cuspidata (Blume) Jacobs
  • Pometia pinnata f. glabra (Blume) Jacobs
  • Pometia pinnata f. macrocarpa (Kurz) Jacobs
  • Pometia pinnata f. pinnata
  • Pometia pinnata f. repanda Jacobs
  • Pometia pinnata f. tomentosa (Blume) Jacobs

Other Scientific Names

  • Euphoria pinnata Poir.
  • Pometia acuminata Hook. f.
  • Pometia alnifolia Blume
  • Pometia glabra Blume
  • Pometia tomentosa Blume

Local Common Names

  • Indonesia: ihi mendek; leungsir; tawan
  • Laos: chieng dong; kwaang
  • Malaysia: sibu
  • Malaysia/Peninsular Malaysia: kasai; kelisar; langsir
  • Malaysia/Sarawak: mesabong
  • Myanmar: paga-nyet-su ava
  • Papua New Guinea: Taun
  • Philippines: malugai
  • Thailand: daengnam; sai
  • Vietnam: m[aaj]t; m[aws]c ken; s[aa]ng; tr[uw][owf]ng m[aaj]t

EPPO code

  • PMEPI (Pometia pinnata)

Trade name

  • Kasai

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Plantae
  •         Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •             Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •                 Class: Dicotyledonae
  •                     Order: Sapindales
  •                         Family: Sapindaceae
  •                             Genus: Pometia
  •                                 Species: Pometia pinnata

Uses List

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Fuels

  • Charcoal

Human food and beverage

  • Fruits

Materials

  • Carved material
  • Miscellaneous materials
  • Wood/timber

Medicinal, pharmaceutical

  • Source of medicine/pharmaceutical

Wood Products

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Boats

Charcoal

Containers

  • Boxes
  • Crates

Furniture

Sawn or hewn building timbers

  • For light construction

Veneers

Wood-based materials

  • Plywood

Woodware

  • Industrial and domestic woodware
  • Sports equipment
  • Tool handles