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Useful Tropical Plants

Eremanthus glomerulatus

Less.

Asteraceae

+ Synonyms

Albertinia glomerulata (Less.) DC.

Albertinia obtusata Mart. ex DC.

Albertinia pallidiseta DC.

Albertinia rufiseta DC.

Albertinia stellata Gardner

Eremanthus pallidisetus (DC.) Sch.Bip.

Eremanthus stellatus (Gardner) Sch.Bip.

Common Name:

Eremanthus glomerulatus

General Information

Eremanthus glomerulatus is a slender to robust tree growing 2 - 10 metres tall[
444
Title
Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden Vol. 74
Publication
 
Author
 
Publisher
Missouri Botanical Garden
Year
1987
ISBN
 
Description
An excellent botanical publication, available for download from the Internet. This volume contains a treatment of the genus Mezilaurus.
]. The bole can be 20cm in diameter[
444
Title
Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden Vol. 74
Publication
 
Author
 
Publisher
Missouri Botanical Garden
Year
1987
ISBN
 
Description
An excellent botanical publication, available for download from the Internet. This volume contains a treatment of the genus Mezilaurus.
].
The wood is often used locally to make posts.

Known Hazards

None known

Botanical References

444
Title
Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden Vol. 74
Publication
 
Author
 
Publisher
Missouri Botanical Garden
Year
1987
ISBN
 
Description
An excellent botanical publication, available for download from the Internet. This volume contains a treatment of the genus Mezilaurus.

Range

S. America - southern and eastern Brazil.

Habitat

Found commonly in large colonies and may dominate savannah and montane savannah habitats, at elevations from 700 - 1,500 metres[
444
Title
Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden Vol. 74
Publication
 
Author
 
Publisher
Missouri Botanical Garden
Year
1987
ISBN
 
Description
An excellent botanical publication, available for download from the Internet. This volume contains a treatment of the genus Mezilaurus.
].

Properties

Other Uses Rating *  *
HabitTree
Height7.00 m
Cultivation StatusWild

Cultivation Details

A plant of moderate elevations in the tropics, generally found at elevations above 700 - 1,500 metres[
444
Title
Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden Vol. 74
Publication
 
Author
 
Publisher
Missouri Botanical Garden
Year
1987
ISBN
 
Description
An excellent botanical publication, available for download from the Internet. This volume contains a treatment of the genus Mezilaurus.
].

Edible Uses

None known

Medicinal

None known

Other Uses

Because of its abundance, the wood is often used for fence posts[
444
Title
Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden Vol. 74
Publication
 
Author
 
Publisher
Missouri Botanical Garden
Year
1987
ISBN
 
Description
An excellent botanical publication, available for download from the Internet. This volume contains a treatment of the genus Mezilaurus.
].

Propagation

Seed -
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