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Useful Tropical Plants

Burckella richii

(A.Gray) H.J.Lam

Sapotaceae

+ Synonyms

Bassia retusa Rich. ex A.Gray

Burckella brachypoda H.J.Lam

Burckella microphylla H.J.Lam & Olden

Isonandra richii A.Gray

Common Name:

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General Information

Burckella richii is an evergreen tree that can grow 25 - 35 metres tall. The straight bole can be up to 75cm in diameter with buttresses[
490
Title
Flora Vitiensis Nova
Publication
 
Author
Smith. A.C.
Website
http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org
Publisher
Pacific Tropical Botanical Garden; Hawaii
Year
1979
ISBN
 
Description
A comprehensive flora of Fiji, often showing plant uses. It can be downloaded from the Internet.
].
The tree is harvested from the wild for local use as a food

Known Hazards

None known

Botanical References

490
Title
Flora Vitiensis Nova
Publication
 
Author
Smith. A.C.
Website
http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org
Publisher
Pacific Tropical Botanical Garden; Hawaii
Year
1979
ISBN
 
Description
A comprehensive flora of Fiji, often showing plant uses. It can be downloaded from the Internet.

Range

Western Pacific - Fiji, Tonga, Samoa.

Habitat

Forests on limestome, at elevations up to 200 metres[
490
Title
Flora Vitiensis Nova
Publication
 
Author
Smith. A.C.
Website
http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org
Publisher
Pacific Tropical Botanical Garden; Hawaii
Year
1979
ISBN
 
Description
A comprehensive flora of Fiji, often showing plant uses. It can be downloaded from the Internet.
].

Properties

Edibility Rating *  *
HabitEvergreen Tree
Height25.00 m
Cultivation StatusWild

Cultivation Details

Not known

Edible Uses

Fruit - probably edible[
981
Title
Fruits of Oceania
Publication
 
Author
Annie Walter & Chanel Sam
Publisher
Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research
Year
2002
ISBN
1-86320-331-1
Description
A detailed guide to some of the more common edible fruits of Oceania
].

Medicinal

None known

Other Uses

None known

Propagation

Seed -
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