Barringtonia asiatica (L.) Kurz
Kurz, W.S. (1875) Preliminary Report on the Forest and Other Vegetation of Pegu : .
Asian Barringtonia; Beach Barringtonia; Mango Bark; Mango Pine; Pine, Mango; Barringtonia
Usually a short-boled poorly formed tree with a coarsely flaky bark. Fine ray pattern usually visible in the inner blaze.
Fruits very large, about 8.5-11 x 8.5-10 cm, more or less square in transverse section. The remains of the fruit normally present beneath mature trees.
The large fruits of this species float and are often see along the high tide mark of beaches.
Used as a fish poison. (http://squid2.laughingsquid.net/hosts/herbweb.com /herbage/A3365.htm)
Leaf material of this species was active against some tumors. Collins et al. (1990).