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Useful Tropical Plants

Gardenia urvillei

Montrouz

Rubiaceae

+ Synonyms

Gardenia lucens Pancher & Sebert

Gardenia noumeensis Schltr. & K.Krause

Gardenia sulcata Vieill.

Gardenia sylvestris S.Moore

Common Name:

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General Information

Gardenia urvillei is a slow-growing shrub reaching a height of 3 - 6 metres[
538
Title
Endemia.nc
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://www.endemia.nc/flore/
Publisher
 
Year
0
ISBN
 
Description
A web site focussing on the endemic flora and fauna of New Caledonia.
].
Although only available in small pieces, the wood is valued locally for making small implements. A very ornamental shrub, worthy of cultivation[
538
Title
Endemia.nc
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://www.endemia.nc/flore/
Publisher
 
Year
0
ISBN
 
Description
A web site focussing on the endemic flora and fauna of New Caledonia.
].

Known Hazards

None known

Botanical References


Range

West Pacific - New Caledonia.

Habitat

Dry forests[
538
Title
Endemia.nc
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://www.endemia.nc/flore/
Publisher
 
Year
0
ISBN
 
Description
A web site focussing on the endemic flora and fauna of New Caledonia.
].

Properties

Other Uses Rating *  *
HabitShrub
Height6.00 m
Growth RateSlow
Cultivation StatusOrnamental, Wild

Cultivation Details

Not known

Edible Uses

None known

Medicinal

None known

Other Uses

The wood is light, hard and fine-grained[
46
Title
Dictionary of Economic Plants.
Publication
 
Author
Uphof. J. C. Th.
Publisher
Weinheim
Year
1959
ISBN
-
Description
An excellent and very comprehensive guide but it only gives very short descriptions of the uses without any details of how to utilize the plants. Not for the casual reader.
]. It is valued locally for making small articles[
46
Title
Dictionary of Economic Plants.
Publication
 
Author
Uphof. J. C. Th.
Publisher
Weinheim
Year
1959
ISBN
-
Description
An excellent and very comprehensive guide but it only gives very short descriptions of the uses without any details of how to utilize the plants. Not for the casual reader.
].

Propagation

Seed -

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