Dillenia suffruticosa

COMMON NAME

Simpoh Air

TYPE

​Shrub

FAMILY

Dilleniaceae

NOTES

A large shrub, growing up to 7 m tall, often forming thickets. It has very deep taproots to reach underground water sources and thus their presence is believed to suggest an available underground water source. Its large leaves have a 'cabbagey' look to them and when young the leaf viens give a Young leaves reddish and have obvious 'corrugated' texture of veins.

GEOGRAPHIC REGION

South East Asia

NATIVE HABITAT

​Found growing along forest edges, streams, and in marshes, secondary forests, and swampy grounds.

WEB SOURCES

wikipedia.org



Dillenia suffruticosa