Diversity in Indonesia


In 2020, more than 5,142 tree species were recorded in Indonesia according to the Botanic Gardens Conservation International

Indonesia is among the top three countries in regards to amount of different tree species.

Wood species

What can lightwood.org provide to you ?

Indonesia has an incredible flora with many tree species. Through Lightwood.org, the goal is to share with you the different information on tree species in Indonesia. The objective is to identify the wood species that have a great economic and ecological potential in order to contribute to the local economy and the environment of the country.

Lightwood.org offers you fact sheets containing the following information on each tree species we work with:

NameSynonymsNative
distribution
BiologyEcology
HabitatWoodNTFPsServicesOther info

The lightwood species in Indonesia

This list is a work in progress. As we collect information on additional species, we will publish the fact sheets here.

Sengon
(Paraserianthes falcataria)

Jabon
(Anthocephalus Cadamba)

Jelutong
(Dyera costulata)