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 […]

Kluwak Picture

January 12, 2012

This picture is picung fruit(the fruit of kluwak seed) picture 

Kluwak Seed

January 12, 2012

Kluwak is the seed of kepayang tree. The trees are commonly found in Malaysia and Indonesia. The seed’s shape looks like a medium-sized stone with hard shell. Its shell’s color is grey-brown and its meat’s color is white when collected fresh. The meat’s color is turned to black after fermentation process. Without adequate pretreatment, such […]