The name of this species has often been wrongly applied to Dicorynia guianensis. Dicorynis paraensis is found in the rainforests of northern Brazil, Colombia and Venezuela - little is known of its wood. Dicorynia guianensis is a well-known species from the Guyanas of northern S. America and yields a high quality timber[
Dicorynia spruceana Benth.
Common Name: Angelique
Angelique is a tree,. The bole is straight and can be free of branches for up to 18 metres.
The tree is little known, but is likely to yield a good quality timber.
Northern S. America - northern Brazil, Colombia, Venezuela.
Plateaux and slopes in the rainforest[
]. Inundated forest areas, on lower terrain along the Rio Negro[
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Wood - likely to be of good quality but not well known at present. Most, if not all, reports on the timber of this species should actually be referred to Dicorynis guianensis, a species found in the Guyanas.
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