Fagraea racemosa Jack ex Wall.
Jack, W. (1824) Flora Indica 2: 35. Type: Found by Mr. Jack in the Island of Penang.
False Coffee Tree; Mock Coffee; Coffee, Woodland; Coffee, Mock; Woodland Coffee
A small tree seldom exceeding 30 cm dbh. Blaze shortly fibrous. Blaze odour resembling tomatoes (Lycopersicon esculentum).
Leaf blades rather large, about 15-20 x 8-9 cm, apex abruptly acuminate, base truncate or rounded. Petioles of the apical pair of leaves joined and covering the terminal bud. Midrib slightly raised or flush with the upper surface, narrowly triangular in transverse section on the underside of the leaf blade. Petioles grooved or flat on the upper surface. A stipule-like structure encircles the twig at each pair of leaves.
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A decorative small tree for tropical gardens. The large strongly perfumed flowers are on pendulous inflorescences.
This species may have medicinal properties.
This species has been used medicinally in Malaysia. Cribb (1981).