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Useful Tropical Plants

Endiandra sieberi

Nees

Lauraceae

+ Synonyms

Common Name:

Endiandra sieberi
Leaves with new growth
Photograph by: Poyt448
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Endiandra sieberi Endiandra sieberi Endiandra sieberi

General Information

Endiandra sieberi is a tree that can grow up to 30 metres tall. The bole can be up to 60cm in diameter, it is not buttressed[
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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601
Title
The Useful Native Plants of Australia.
Publication
 
Author
Maiden J.H.
Website
http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org
Publisher
Turner & Co.; London.
Year
1889
ISBN
 
Description
Terse details of the uses of many Australian plants and other species naturalised, or at least growing, in Australia. It can be downloaded from the Internet.
].
The tree is harvested from the wild for local use of its wood.

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 - southern Queensland and New South Wales.

Habitat

Rain forest and other closed forest, usually in poorer soils derived from sedimentary rocks or deep sands; a very characteristic tree on the margins of littoral rainforest and fringing rainforest on creek banks; at elevations to around 700 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.
].

Properties

Other Uses Rating *  *
HabitTree
Height25.00 m
Cultivation StatusWild

Cultivation Details

A plant mainly of the warm temperate and subtropical regions of eastern Australia, just moving into the tropical zone in Queensland.

The plant has developed a characteristic thick, corky bark, which is apparently an adaptive response to periodic firing. It survives quite well in the ecotone between the fire-prone eucalypt forests of the coastal 'wallum' country and the rainforests fringing water courses over a wide latitudinal range[
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.
].

Edible Uses

None known

Medicinal

None known

Other Uses

The light brown wood is soft and easily worked. It is suitable for cabinet-work and tool handles[
601
Title
The Useful Native Plants of Australia.
Publication
 
Author
Maiden J.H.
Website
http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org
Publisher
Turner & Co.; London.
Year
1889
ISBN
 
Description
Terse details of the uses of many Australian plants and other species naturalised, or at least growing, in Australia. It can be downloaded from the Internet.
].

Propagation

Seed -
Cite as: Tropical Plants Database, Ken Fern. tropical.theferns.info. 2019-09-17. <tropical.theferns.info/viewtropical.php?id=Endiandra+sieberi>

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