Calophyllum inophyllum / Alexandrian laurel balltree/ beach touriga,Borneo-mahogany Indian
doomba oil tree/ Indian-laurel, laurelwood,red poon, satin touriga, and tacamahac-tree. / tamanu/
mastwood/ beach calophyllum/ bintangur/bitaog/ tamanu/ kamani.
It is a large evergreen plant native to tropical Asia .
It usually grows
about 26 to 66 ft in height.
Flowering occurs perennially,
usually two distinct flowering periods are observed (late spring and late autumn)
Timber is used in traditional shipbuilding of large outrigger ships.