Dillenia spp. distribution fom burma to indomelanesia. DILLENIACEAE important species: Dillenia excelsa, D. grandifolia, D. indica, D. philippinensis, D. papuana, D. pentagyna, D. pulchella, D. reticulata, D. salomonensis, D. schlechteri
In Sumatra, indonesia known as simpur, simphur, sempur, sempur, Simpoh, simpur. In malaysia dillenia known as simpor , In phillipines people known dillenia spp as katmon , in myanmar known as zinbyum, mai-masan; in camboida knows as san, in thailand known as masan.
People use the broad leaf for food packing.Backyard or commercial planting; Hedging; Homegardens; Living fence; Ornamental tree; Riparian / Wetland management; Roadside tree; Specimen tree; Urban greening; Windbreak. can grow up up to 10-14 meters