Litsea. Litsea garciae. a.k.a. Engkala. Small fruit, only ” across, with pink to purple skin that is said to have an excellent delicate, avocado-like flavor. ~Engkala~ Litsea garciae Local Borneo names: Kangkala, Medang, Pangalaban, Ta’ang. Common names: Wuru Lilin, Tebulus aka Butter-Fruit Native to the. Plant Name: Engkala Tree Season of Interest: Summer Plant Category: Tropical Fruit Tree Foliage: Deciduous Species: Litsea garciae Soil Type: Loam, Peat.

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Its origin is regarded to be in Philippines.

Litsea – Litsea garciae

Description Sub-canopy tree up to 26 m tall and 49 cm dbh. The studies show that zinc effectively treats the childhood alopecia.

Litsea seeds contain fats that are used in the production of soaps and candles. It is creamy-white and similar to avocado, but softer with a more delicate flavor. Kangkala, Medang, Pangalaban, Ta’ang Watering: In addition to the botanical information the flora also gives basic information on habitat and some uses.


Garcie The wood is used.

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Litsea kawakamii Hayata Tetradenia kawakamii Hayata Nemoto. Comments have to be approved before they are shown here.

Zinc has a vital role in the growth and division of cells. Ecology On disturbed, open sites in mixed dipterocarp forests up to m altitude. Engkala is also cultivated in Indonesia in the Mountain region of Java. This food helps the people with night blindness. The seeds are a source of fat and are used to manufacture candles and soap.

The leaves are arranged alternately, simple, ovate- lanceolate or obovate- lanceolate, glabrous and cm by cm. Image Unavailable Image not available for Color: East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. It properly utilizes the digestive enzymes that are essential for insulin in order to bind the cells so that the glucose could be used as a fuel. The patients of prostate disorder are advised to take 15 mg of zinc regularly. The balance of Zinc in the blood helps to eliminate the irritation.

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Item is in your Cart. Indonesia small tree t full sun, semi-shade, regular water, edible, ultra tropical, min. Oil is extracted from the seeds. Zinc benefits the growth and repairmen of muscles by assisting the body to heal itself and also maintains strength in the skeletal system and muscles. It is available as a PDF document to download from the internet.

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The fruit can be used in the same way as the avocado. English Choose a language for shopping.