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Useful Tropical Plants

Haploclathra paniculata

(Mart.) Benth.

Calophyllaceae

+ Synonyms

Caraipa paniculata Mart.

Common Name: Mura Piranga

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General Information

Mura piranga is a large tree growing up to 40 metres tall[
412
Title
Illustrated Guide to the Trees of Peru
Publication
 
Author
Pennington, T.D.; Reynel, C. & Daza, A.
Publisher
David Hunt; Sherbourne, England.
Year
2004
ISBN
0 9538134 3 6
Description
A very terse guide to the trees of Peru, managing to give basic guides to a large number of genera, with more detail on a few species in each genus.
].
The wood is highly prized in Brazil, where it is commonly harvested from the wild.

Known Hazards

None known

Botanical References


Range

Northern South America - Amazonian Brazil and Peru.

Habitat

Lowland forest at elevations up to 500 metres[
412
Title
Illustrated Guide to the Trees of Peru
Publication
 
Author
Pennington, T.D.; Reynel, C. & Daza, A.
Publisher
David Hunt; Sherbourne, England.
Year
2004
ISBN
0 9538134 3 6
Description
A very terse guide to the trees of Peru, managing to give basic guides to a large number of genera, with more detail on a few species in each genus.
].

Properties

Other Uses Rating *  *  *
HabitTree
Height35.00 m
Cultivation StatusWild

Cultivation Details

A tree of the lowland moist tropics, where it is found at elevations up to 500 metres.

Edible Uses

None known

Medicinal

None known

Other Uses

The wood is a beautiful red colour[
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.
]. Highly prized for cabinet making, and for making musical instruments[
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.
,
412
Title
Illustrated Guide to the Trees of Peru
Publication
 
Author
Pennington, T.D.; Reynel, C. & Daza, A.
Publisher
David Hunt; Sherbourne, England.
Year
2004
ISBN
0 9538134 3 6
Description
A very terse guide to the trees of Peru, managing to give basic guides to a large number of genera, with more detail on a few species in each genus.
].

Propagation

Seed -
Cite as: Tropical Plants Database, Ken Fern. tropical.theferns.info. 2018-11-21. <tropical.theferns.info/viewtropical.php?id=Haploclathra+paniculata>

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