Alstonia scholaris

devil tree, white cheese wood, dita (Philippines)

  • Family Apocynaceae.
  • Native to Australia through Southeast Asia to India and China.
  • Ornamental and the wood is used for timber especially in Indian and Southeast Asia. Wood historically used for school boards hence the specific name.
  • Weed Risk Assessment Score: 3 (evaluate further)

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