A fibre is obtained from the bark. It is used for making rope.
A gum is obtained from the trunk and branches and it is used for bookbinding and similar purposes.
The wood of Sterculia foetida is soft but durable for interior work.
- Dastur, 2006, Useful Plants of India and Pakistan
- Orwa C., Mutua A., Kindt R., Jamnadass R., Anthony S., 2009, Agroforestree Database: a tree reference and selection guide
- Useful Tropical Plants Database, Ken Fern, 2014 (http://tropical.theferns.info)