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Useful Tropical Plants

Apodytes dimidiata

E.Mey. ex Arn.

Icacinaceae

+ Synonyms

Apodytes acutifolia Hochst. ex A.Rich.

Apodytes beddomei Mast.

Apodytes benthamiana Wight

Apodytes bequaertii De Wild.

Apodytes cambodiana Pierre

Apodytes curtisii Dyer ex King

Apodytes emirnensis Baker

Apodytes frappieri Cordem.

Apodytes gardneriana Miers

Apodytes giung A.Chev.

Apodytes hazomaitso Danguy

Apodytes imerinensis Baker

Apodytes inversa Baill.

Apodytes javanica Koord. & Valeton

Apodytes mauritiana (Miers) Benth. & Hook.f. ex B.D.Jacks.

Apodytes mauritiana Benth. & Hook. f.

Apodytes stuhlmannii Engl.

Apodytes tonkinensis Gagnep.

Apodytes yunnanensis Hu

Hemilobium ficifolium Welw.

Icacina mauritiana Miers

Mappia philippinensis Merr.

Neoleretia philippinensis (Merr.) Baehni

Nothapodytes philippinensis (Merr.) Sleumer

Common Name: White Pear

Apodytes dimidiata
Tree
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General Information

White pear is an evergreen shrub or tree that can grow up to 20 metres tall but is usually smaller[
266
Title
Flora of China
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://flora.huh.harvard.edu/china/
Publisher
Missouri Botanical Garden Press; St. Louis.
Year
1994
ISBN
 
Description
An excellent, comprehensive resource in 25 volumes. In addition to the botanical information the flora also gives basic information on habitat and some uses. An on-line version is also available.
,
308
Title
Flora Zambesiaca
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://apps.kew.org/efloras/fz/intro.html
Publisher
 
Year
0
ISBN
 
Description
An excellent online flora of plants from the Zambezi River basin. It lists a number of the plant uses as well as the habitats and botanical descriptions of the plants.
].
The tree produces a good quality timber and is often exploited in the wild for this[
266
Title
Flora of China
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://flora.huh.harvard.edu/china/
Publisher
Missouri Botanical Garden Press; St. Louis.
Year
1994
ISBN
 
Description
An excellent, comprehensive resource in 25 volumes. In addition to the botanical information the flora also gives basic information on habitat and some uses. An on-line version is also available.
].

Known Hazards

None known

Botanical References

266
Title
Flora of China
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://flora.huh.harvard.edu/china/
Publisher
Missouri Botanical Garden Press; St. Louis.
Year
1994
ISBN
 
Description
An excellent, comprehensive resource in 25 volumes. In addition to the botanical information the flora also gives basic information on habitat and some uses. An on-line version is also available.

Range

Tropical and subtropical Africa, southern China, India, Myanmar, Malaysia through to the Philippines

Habitat

Sparse woods, dense forests, scrub at elevations of 500 - 1,900 metres in southern China[
266
Title
Flora of China
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://flora.huh.harvard.edu/china/
Publisher
Missouri Botanical Garden Press; St. Louis.
Year
1994
ISBN
 
Description
An excellent, comprehensive resource in 25 volumes. In addition to the botanical information the flora also gives basic information on habitat and some uses. An on-line version is also available.
]. Widespread in Africa from sea-level in coastal evergreen bush to fringing forest in Brachystegia-Julbernardia woodland and mountain grassland[
308
Title
Flora Zambesiaca
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://apps.kew.org/efloras/fz/intro.html
Publisher
 
Year
0
ISBN
 
Description
An excellent online flora of plants from the Zambezi River basin. It lists a number of the plant uses as well as the habitats and botanical descriptions of the plants.
].

Properties

Other Uses Rating *  *  *
HabitEvergreen Tree
Height10.00 m
Cultivation StatusWild

Cultivation Details


Edible Uses

None known

Medicinal

None known

Other Uses

The whitish wood is solid, close-grained, strong, hard and elastic[
46
Title
Dictionary of Economic Plants.
Publication
 
Author
Uphof. J. C. Th.
Publisher
Weinheim
Year
1959
ISBN
-
Description
An excellent and very comprehensive guide but it only gives very short descriptions of the uses without any details of how to utilize the plants. Not for the casual reader.
]. It is used by wagon makers and for high class cabinet work[
46
Title
Dictionary of Economic Plants.
Publication
 
Author
Uphof. J. C. Th.
Publisher
Weinheim
Year
1959
ISBN
-
Description
An excellent and very comprehensive guide but it only gives very short descriptions of the uses without any details of how to utilize the plants. Not for the casual reader.
,
443
Title
Biotik, Laos
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://biotik.org/species_list_laos.html
Publisher
 
Year
0
ISBN
 
Description
Information on more than 100 species of Laotian trees.
].

Propagation

Seed -

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