|Species||Flowers bearing on stem|
|Synonyms||Cynometra acutifolia S.Vidal|
|Common Names||Nam Nam|
|Status||Exotic: Cultivated Only|
|Native Distribution||India, Indochina, East Malesia|
Cynometra cauliflora is a cultivated tree up to 15m tall. It has oppositely arranged, asymmetrical leaves, with flowers bearing on the trunk.
The Nam Nam's fruits can be "eaten raw, but are better stewed with sugar; they are also used as seasoned additions to food or pickled" (Slik, 2009).
Cultivated stand in the Singapore Botanic Gardens.
Flowers from the trunk.
Slik F (2009) Cynometra cauliflora. Plants of Southeast Asia. http://www.asianplant.net. Accessed 2-Dec-2018.