Manilkara kanosiensis

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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Ericales
Family: Sapotaceae
Genus: Manilkara
Species: M. kanosiensis
Binomial name
Manilkara kanosiensis
H.J.Lam & B.Meeuse[2]

Manilkara kanosiensis (commonly known as Torem or Sawai[3]) is a species of tree in the Sapodilla family. It is thinly dispersed in low-lying rainforests over a large range, from the Muluku Islands of Indonesia to the Bismarck Archipelago (New Britain and New Ireland) of Papua New Guinea. It is endangered by the furious pace of logging in its native habitat, where it is felled as timber.[1]


  1. ^ a b Assessor: Eddowes, P. J. (1998). "Manilkara kanosiensis in IUCN 2009". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2009.1. International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources. Retrieved January 20, 2010. 
  2. ^ Blumea iv. 337 (1941). "Plant Name Details for Manilkara kanosiensis". IPNI. Retrieved December 30, 2009. 
  3. ^ Note: English translations for this reference are shown in braces.
    "Indah {Beautiful} 2-2" (in Indonesian). Jakarta, Indonesia: Baden Revitalisasi Industri Kehutanan {Forest Industry Revitalization Agency}. Retrieved January 23, 2010.