Aniba hirsuta (Nees) Pax ex Samp.
Citrosma dimidiata Sello ex A.DC.
Citrosma paniculata Spreng.
Cryptocarya hirsuta Schott
Endlicheria boliviensis Kosterm.
Endlicheria hirsuta (Schott) Nees
Endlicheria longifolia (Nees) Mez
Endlicheria panicularis (Nees) Mez ex B.D.Jacks.
Endlicheria pannicularis (Nees) Mez
Endlicheria poeppigii Kosterm.
Endlicheria racemosa Lasser
Goeppertia cantagallana Meisn.
Goeppertia hirsuta (Schott) Nees
Goeppertia longifolia Nees
Goeppertia panicularis Nees
Nectandra lucida Nees
Ocotea lucida Mart. ex Nees
Siparuna paniculata (Spreng.) A.DC.
Leaves and ripening fruits
Photograph by: Tines
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Endlicheria paniculata is an evergreen tree with a dense, irregular crown; it can grow 5 - 10 metres tall. The normally crooked bole can be 30 - 50cm in diameter[
The tree is sometimes harvested from the wild for local use as a medicine and source of wood.
S. America - Paraguay, Brazil, Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador, Colombia, Venezuela; C. America - Panama
An understorey tree in dense primary forests; favouring deep moist soils on alluvial plains, near rivers and the bottoms of hills, at elevations from sea level to 1,000 metres[
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Prefers a shady position, growing as an understorey tree in dense and moderate shade[
]. Prefers a deep, moist soil[
A slow-growing tree, even when young[
The bark is aromatic and astringent[
The wood is medium-textured, straight-grained, moderately heavy, hard, aromatic, with moderate mechanical properties and quite durable. It is used internally in general construction for purposes such as beams, scantlings, laths, boards for walls and door jambs; also for cabinet making, linings and boxes[
The wood is used for fuel and to make charcoal[
Seed - best sown as soon as it is ripe in a partially shaded position in individual containers. A low germination rate can usually be expected, with the seed sprouting within 28 - 50 days[
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