The Distribution of Benuang Bini (Octomeles sumatrana) and Its Treats Along Kayan River, Bulungan, East Kalimantan

  Benuang bini (Octomeles sumatrana Miq.; Octomeles moluccana Teijsm. & Binn. ex Hassk) is a long-lived pioneer that regenerates on clay or sandy loam soil, primarily on exposed alluvial soil, such as riverbanks which grows in Aceh, West Sumatera, Bengkulu, Palembang, West Kalimantan, East Kalimantan, Sulawesi and Maluku. This fast growing spesies is used for pulp, plywood, container wood, light construction wood, boxes, concrete moulds, match boxes, and chipboard. Young leaves are edible as vegetables, a leaf extract is used to cure stomachache and the flowers (lebih…)...
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The Useful Plant of Dayak Bulungan Tribe on TPTII’s Camping Work in PT. IKANI, East Kalimantan

Indonesia is one of countries with the threat of tropical deforestation in the world's worst. The damage caused by various factors, including: illegal logging, over-exploitation, fire, and land conversion. Therefore, it is necessary actions to rescue and rehabilitate forests involving all stakeholders. Cooperation between the Ministry of Forestry Republic of Indonesia, PT. IKANI and Faculty of (lebih…)...
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The Biodiversity of Timber Tree and Fruit Species Along the Edge of Kayan River, Bulungan, East Kalimantan

Kayan River is a major river in Bulungan, East Kalimantan Province. This river was inhabited and dominated by dayak tribes as indegenous people. River plays an important role in their daily activities. A study of diversity of fruit species was conducted in Kayan River’s edge. The study was done on October-December 2005. The data were gained by exploring along the edge of Kayan river with accompanied by local people and interviewing some key informants. Land use types were recorded. Six plots, (lebih…)...
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