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Useful Tropical Plants

Endiandra discolor

Benth.

Lauraceae

+ Synonyms

Common Name:

Endiandra discolor
Tree growing in New South Wales
Photograph by: Fagg M.; Australian National Botanic Gardens
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General Information

Endiandra discolor is a tree that can grow up to 25 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 tree is harvested from the wild for its wood, a general purpose timber that is marketed as 'rose walnut'[
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Title
Australian Tropical Rainforest Plants
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Website
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

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.

Range

Australia - eastern Queensland and New South Wales.

Habitat

Found in a variety of habitats; growing in in mountain rainforest margins in soils derived from a variety of rock types in the north of its range; and in rain forests on alluvial flats in the south; at elevations from sea level to 1,000 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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Properties

Other Uses Rating *  *  *
HabitTree
Height20.00 m
Cultivation StatusWild

Cultivation Details



Many of the trees growing in wet sclerophyll forest have developed lignotubers and consequently can survive fires by producing shoots from the lignotubers when the aerial parts are killed[
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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Edible Uses

None known

Medicinal

None known

Other Uses

A useful, general purpose timber[
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. 2019-09-16. <tropical.theferns.info/viewtropical.php?id=Endiandra+discolor>

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