Trade name – KULIM (MediumРheavy hardwood).
Botanical name – Scorodocarpus Becc.
Family – Olacaceae.
Kulim is medium-heavy hardwood, dark purple-brown with uniform colour. It is characterized by deeply interlocked grains. The texture is moderately fine to moderately coarse. Dry wood has a peppery smell. The wood is used for contruction materials, doors, windows, flooring.
Origin and distribution – It is distributed in Tailand, Malaysia and Indonesia (Sumatra and Kalimantan). Komodoor supplies Kulim from Sumatra island.