from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A tree of Java and parts of India, Altingia excelsa, of the Hamamelideæ, closely related to the liquidambars. It has a tall straight trunk, ascending 90 or 100 feet before branching.
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Catalogue describes it as the heart of the rasamala, and different from the genuine kalambak.
Volume estimation rasamala (Altingia excelsa) logs in Bandung Forest District, Java
The rasamala (Lignum papuanum of Rumphius, and Altingia excelsa of the