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Useful Tropical Plants

Endiandra compressa

C.T.White

Lauraceae

+ Synonyms

Common Name:

Endiandra compressa
Ripening fruits
Photograph by: Australian National Botanic Gardens
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General Information

Endiandra compressa is a tree that can grow up to 20 metres tall, The bole is usually buttressed[
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Title
Flora of Australia
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http://www.anbg.gov.au/abrs/abif/flora/
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The full information from the Flora of Australia - on-line. An excellent resource.
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The wood is sometimes harvested from the wild for its wood. It is generally too small for commercial use[
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Title
Australian Tropical Rainforest Plants
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http://www.anbg.gov.au/cpbr/cd-keys/rfk/index.html
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An online resource giving botanical information, and a little bit about plant usage, for over 2,700 species of plants found in the Australian rainforest.
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Known Hazards

None known

Botanical References

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Title
Flora of Australia
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Author
 
Website
http://www.anbg.gov.au/abrs/abif/flora/
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ISBN
 
Description
The full information from the Flora of Australia - on-line. An excellent resource.

Range

Australia, eastern Queensland, northern New South Wales.

Habitat

An understorey tree in well-developed rain forests, in soils derived from a variety of rock types; at elevations from sea level to 450 metres[
286
Title
Flora of Australia
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://www.anbg.gov.au/abrs/abif/flora/
Publisher
 
Year
0
ISBN
 
Description
The full information from the Flora of Australia - on-line. An excellent resource.
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713
Title
Australian Tropical Rainforest Plants
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://www.anbg.gov.au/cpbr/cd-keys/rfk/index.html
Publisher
 
Year
0
ISBN
 
Description
An online resource giving botanical information, and a little bit about plant usage, for over 2,700 species of plants found in the Australian rainforest.
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Properties

Other Uses Rating *  *
HabitTree
Height17.00 m
Cultivation StatusWild

Cultivation Details

Not known

Edible Uses

None known

Medicinal

None known

Other Uses

Before the development of fibreglass and carbon fibre, the timber of this species was used in the manufacture of fishing rods[
713
Title
Australian Tropical Rainforest Plants
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://www.anbg.gov.au/cpbr/cd-keys/rfk/index.html
Publisher
 
Year
0
ISBN
 
Description
An online resource giving botanical information, and a little bit about plant usage, for over 2,700 species of plants found in the Australian rainforest.
].

Propagation

Seed -
Cite as: Tropical Plants Database, Ken Fern. tropical.theferns.info. 2019-09-18. <tropical.theferns.info/viewtropical.php?id=Endiandra+compressa>

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