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Useful Tropical Plants

Clathrotropis nitida

(Benth.) Harms

Fabaceae

+ Synonyms

Diplotropis nitida Benth.

Common Name:

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General Information

Clathrotropis nitida is a tree that can grow 10 - 12 metres tall.
The tree is harvested from the wild for local use of its wood.

Known Hazards

None known

Botanical References


Range

S. America - northern Brazil, Venezuela

Habitat

Not known

Properties

Other Uses Rating *  *
HabitTree
Height10.00 m
Cultivation StatusWild

Cultivation Details

Not known

Edible Uses

None known

Medicinal

None known

Other Uses

The dark brown to black wood is coarse-textured, straight-grained, hard, with a low lustre and variable durability. It is not considered to be attractive and its uses are generally limited to heavy construction[
1309
Title
The Leguminosae; A Source Book of Characteristics, Uses and Nodulation
Publication
 
Author
Allen O.N.; Allen E.K.
Publisher
University of Wisconsin
Year
1981
ISBN
0-333-32221-5
Description
An amazing and comprehensive work, giving a brief guide to the many genera of the family Fabaceae and also the principle uses of the genus.
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Propagation

Seed -
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