Food Plants International - Plant Fact Sheets Tectona grandis - Teak
Edible portion: Leaves - Colouring, Fruit
A large tree. It grows 25-50 m tall. The trunk is 1 m across. It can have slight buttresses. It is open with many branches. It loses some leaves during the year. The leaves are oval and have a rough surface. They can be 60 cm long. The flowers are in large panicles. They are white or pink. The fruit is round and can have 4 seeds. These are oval and white.
It is a tropical plant. It grows in tropical deciduous forests. In XTBG Yunnan.