Species identified as high, global, regional and/or national priority

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Background information

Southeast Asia excluding China and India (1999)

SPECIES End use of species Operations / Activities REMARKS
Exploration & collection Evaluation Conservation Germplasm use
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Acacia auriculiformis *
*

1 1 1 1 1 1 1 Int. PVT in progress. Hybrids now developed against "heart rot"
A. catechu * * * * 2 3 3 3 2 2 2 2 MPTS for farmers
A. cressicarpa *
*
1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 Int. PVT in progress. Hybrids now developed against "heart rot"
A. mangium *
* *
1 2
1 1 1 1 Int. PVT in progress. Hybrids now developed against "heart rot"
Afzelia xylocarpa *
*
1 1
1
1 2 2 Good quality timber
Agathis spp. *
*
1 1
1
1 2 1 Indonesia and Malaysia
Aquilaria spp. * * *
1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 Medicinal products
Artocarpus heterophyllus * * * * 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 MPTS for farmers
Araucauria spp. *
* * 2 2
2
2 1 2 Int. PVT in progress
Azadirachta spp. * * * * 1 1 1 1 2 1 1 1 Int. PVT in progress
Cassia siamea * * * * 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 Dry area spp.
Casuarina spp. *
* * 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 2 Int. PVT. Coastal planting
Dalbergia spp. *
*
1 1 1 1 1 1 2 2 Excellent wood
Dipterocarp spp. *
* * 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 Quality timber for building and furniture
Dyera costulata * * *
1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 Timber and gum
Endospermum malaccensis *
*
2 2 3 3 3 3 3 3 Light wood
Eucalyptus spp. * * * * 2 2 2 2 2 2 1 1 Int. PVT in progress. Hybrid
Gmelina arborea *
*
2 2 2 2 2 2 1 1 Good timber for ASEAN
Leucaena leucocephala * * * * 2 1
1
1
1 MPTS. Need selection
Paraserianthes falcataria * * * * 2 1 2 1 1 1 1 1 Good for biomass & veneer
Parkia spp. * * * * 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 MPTS spp.
Peronema canensis *
*
1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 MPTS spp.
Pinus spp. * * *
1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 Timber species
Pterocarpus spp. *
*
1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 Excellent timber for furniture
Rhizophora spp. * * *
1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 Threatened by aquaculture
Santalum album * * *
1 2 1 2 1 2 1 1 Promising MPTS
Swietenia spp. *
*
1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 Promising timber for ASEAN
Tectona grandis *
*
1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 Very important species

last updated:  Thursday, July 12, 2007