Chionanthus lucens

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Chionanthus lucens
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Asterids
Order: Lamiales
Family: Oleaceae
Genus: Chionanthus
Species: C. lucens
Binomial name
Chionanthus lucens

Chionanthus lucens grows as a tree up to 18 metres (60 ft) tall, with a trunk diameter of up to 25 centimetres (10 in). The bark is whitish. The flowers are light green or yellow. Habitat is mixed dipterocarp forest from sea-level to 750 metres (2,500 ft) altitude. C. lucens is found in Peninsular Malaysia and Borneo.[1]


  1. ^ a b Kiew, Ruth (April 2002). "Chionanthus lucens Kiew" (PDF). In Soepadmo, E.; Saw, L. G.; Chung, R. C. K. Tree Flora of Sabah and Sarawak. (free online from the publisher, lesser resolution scan PDF versions). 4. Forest Research Institute Malaysia. pp. 143,145. ISBN 983-2181-27-5. Retrieved 3 September 2013.