Aniba terminalis is a small, evergreen tree.
Essential oils are sometimes obtained from the tree and used in perfumery.
S. America - northern Brazil, Peru, French Guiana.
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An essential oil is obtained from the leaves and young stems[
]. The oil consists mainly of mono and sesqui terpenes, with phellandrene (32.8%), linalool (21.7 %) and p-cymene (16.7 %) the main constituents[
An essential oil is obtained from the flowers[
]. The oil consists mainly of mono and sesqui terpenes, with linalool (36.2%), cc-phellandrene (30.7%) and (E)-betaocimene (22.3%) the main constituents[
An essential oil is obtained from the wood[
]. One of the sources of rosewood oil, it is used in perfumery[
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