Botanical name: Acacia mangium Willd
Synonyms: Mangium montanum, Racosperma mangium
Arr (Papua New Guinea), Black wattle (Australia, UK and USA), Brown salwood (Australia, UK and USA), Kayu safoda (Peninsular Malaysia), Keo tai tuong (Vietnam), Kra Thin Tepa (Thailand), Mangge hutan (Indonesia), Tongke hutan (Indonesia) (Turnbull 1986).
Acacia mangium is a fast growing, nitrogen fixing, evergreen with phyllodes that serve as leaves (NFTA 1987). It is a medium-sized to fairly large tree measuring up to 35 m tall. Its bole is branchless for up to 15 m, and can measure up to 90 cm in diameter. The...