|Author: ||Carl Linnaeus, 1762
North-Western Australia, Bangladesh, Bismarck Archipelago,
Borneo, Cambodia, Java, Lesser Sunda Islands, Maluku,
Myanmar, New Guinea, Philippines, Solomon Islands, Sri
Lanka, Sulawesi + Sumatera; Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam
Yellow - Orange / White
Tree, Cheesewood, Kanluang
orientalis, Linaeus, 1753.
And way more, see below...
This member of the
Rubiaceae family was
given this name
by Carl Linnaeus in 1762. It is
found in western Australia and tropical Asia, growing in rich but
well drained soil with some water and some sun. It can grow up to
fifteen meters with a stem of 45 centimetres. The flowers are yellow
to orange and white.
genera name is a variant of naucula; 'a little ship',
referring to the valves of the fruit. The species name means 'of the
Orient' - eastern.