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

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Background information

Southeast Asia excluding China and India (2001)

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


*** Species withdrawn from the 1999 list

*** Species added to the 1999 list

last updated:  Wednesday, August 1, 2007