Buchanania arborescens (Blume) Blume
Blume, C.L. von (1850) Museum Botanicum Lugduno-Batavum 1 : 183.
Jam Jam; Green Plum; Satinwood; Lightwood; Little Gooseberry-tree; Otak Udang; Plum, Green; Buchanania
Inner blaze often layered. Exudate, if present, rather meagre.
This species produces large fruit crops in favourable seasons and the fruits are very popular with birds and other forest animals. Torresian Imperial Pigeons (Ducula spilorrhoa) appear to be very appreciative of the fruits of this species.
This plant used medicinally by Aborigines. Cribb (1981).
Produces a useful general purpose timber. Wood specific gravity 0.47. Cause et al. (1989).