Family • Sapindaceae - Guioa koelreuteria (Blanco) Merr.
|Guioa koelreuteria (Blanco) Merr.|
|Guioa perrottettii Radlk.|
|Sapindus koelreuteria Blanco|
|Koelreuteria arborea Blanco|
|Hemigyrosa perrottettii Blume|
|Alahabi (Sbl.)||Marintak (Tagb.)|
|Alasan (Tag.)||Nisi-nisi (Sbl.)|
|Anayen (Tag.)||Ngisi-ngisi (Tag.)|
|Angset (Tag.)||Pamotolen (Pang.)|
|Anoyen (Tag.)||Paksion (P. Bis.)|
|Bañgil (Sbl.)||Pasi (Bik.)|
|Basai (P. Bis.)||Salab (Tag., Bik.)|
|Busikag (Sul.)||Salap (Pang., Tag.)|
|Dañgalis (Tagb.)||Salub (Tag.)|
|Kasai (P. Bis.)||Ulas (Ig.)|
|Malasanki (Tag.)||Uyos (C. Bis.)|
Salab is a smooth tree, 5 to 10 meters in height. Leaves are smooth, alternate, pinnately compound, and 14 to 25 centimeters long, with 4 to 8 leaflets. Leaflets are straight or somewhat falcate, laneolate to oblong-lanceolate, 6 to 12 centimeters long, and pointed at both ends. Flowers are numerous, white, about 5 millimeters in diameter, and borne on axillary panicles 7 to 12 centimeters long. Fruit is red, broadly obovate, and about 1.5 centimeters wide, and consists of three spreading, rounded lobes, each of which contains a single seed.
– Common in secondary forests at low and medium altitudes from northern Cagayan in Northern Luon to Balabac and Mindanao, and in most or all islands and provinces.
– Also reported in Borneo.
Oil extracted from the seeds used as a cure for certain skin diseases.
– Wood: Used for making agricultural implements and tool handles.
• No studies found.