Alseis blackiana is a tree with an elongate crown; it can grow up to 15 metres tall. The more or less straight bole is often fluted; it can be 25cm in diameter[
The tree is sometimes harvested fom the wild for local use of its wood.
S. America - Colombia; C. America - Panama.
An understorey tree in the forest, often in dense forest[
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Plants can reproduce freely in shady forest undergrowth[
The heartwood is yellowish; the thin band of sapwood nearly white. The wood is cross and very fine grained; hard; heavy; rather tough. It works easily, taking a good polish[
]. The wood is not high quality, but is occasionally used for carpentry, furniture, or plywood[
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