Daily Archives: January 13, 2012

Kluwak Seed (Pangium edule Reinw.)

January 13, 2012

Pangium edule Reinw. is a tropical tree that grows in Micronesia, Melanesia, and Southeast Asia, including Indonesia. The tree is highly poisonous, mostly because of the presence of cyanogenic glucoside (Burkill, 1935). The tree requires many years to mature and the seeds are therefore most frequently harvested from wild trees, as it is not economically […]