||India, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam, Australasia, North America, South America
||Bark reddish brown when peeled off into thin hard scales or fragile flakes reddish brown inside with fine deep red lines
|Description of Species
||Trees up to 25 m tall. Bark reddish brown, smooth. Leaves oblanceolate-elliptic or narrow elliptic, base acute or cuneate, margins sub entire or serrate-dentate, apex acute. Flowers solitary white or creamish; calyx 5 toothed, sepals ovate, elliptic about corolla 5 lobed, petals obovate, yellow, stamens free, numerous. Fruits pseudocarps indehiscent, subglobose, yellowish green when ripe. Fruiting carpels with 5 seeded, seeds reniform, compressed, reddish brown to black, echinate and with hairs along the margin
||Leaves oblanceolate-elliptic or narrow elliptic, base acute or cuneate, margins sub entire or serrate-dentate, apex acute.