Java almond: Manila elemi: brea

Description
A quantity of loose resin fragments wrapped in a natural fibre package, tied off at both ends. Resin from the Javan almond is used in traditional medicine to treat lung conditions and wounds. It is also used commercially in lacquers and varnishes.
Accession Loan No.
10/2001
Collection Class
Plants
Common Name
Java almond: Manila elemi: brea
Simple Name
plant product; resin
Full Name
BURSERACEAE: Canarium luzonicum: Java almond
Family Group

Collection Country
Philippines
Collection Area Region
South-East Asia
Collection Continent
Asia
Phylum
SPERMATOPHYTA: MAGNOLIOPHYTA
Family
BURSERACEAE
Genus
Canarium
Species
luzonicum

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