Elateriospermum (family Euphorbiaceae) A monotypic genus, E. tapos, which is a rain-forest tree whose fruit is a big, bony capsule. The seeds are edible after boiling or roasting and are collected but never cultivated. The hard, heavy timber is good for firewood and heavy construction. It occurs in the Malay peninsula, Sumatra, and Borneo.
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