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Useful Tropical Plants

Jackiopsis ornata

(Wall.) Ridsdale

Rubiaceae

+ Synonyms

Jackia ornata Wall.

Zuccarinia ornata (Wall.) Spreng.

Common Name:

Jackiopsis ornata
Drawing of the leaves and flowers
Photograph by: Wallich, N., Plantae Asiaticae Rariores, vol. 3: t. 293 (1832)
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General Information

Jackiopsis ornata is a tree that can grow up to 43 metres tall. The bole can be up to 86cm in diameter[
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Plants of Southeast Asia
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Excellent site with brief information on the plant, its range, habitat and uses, plus phots of specimens, close-ops of flowers and leaves etc,
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The tree is sometimes harvested from the wild for local use of its wood. The tree may be more promising as an ornamental than as a timber tree[
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Plant Resources of Southeast Asia
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Lots of information on the uses of the plants of SE Asia.
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Known Hazards

None known

Botanical References


Range

Southeast Asia - Malaysia, Indonesia

Habitat

An upper canopy tree, locally frequent but never abundant in lowland swamp forest and in riverine habitats[
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Lots of information on the uses of the plants of SE Asia.
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Properties

Other Uses Rating *  *
HabitTree
Height30.00 m
PollinatorsInsects
Cultivation StatusOrnamental, Wild

Cultivation Details


Found in the wild mainly on sandy soils[
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Title
Plants of Southeast Asia
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://www.asianplant.net/
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Description
Excellent site with brief information on the plant, its range, habitat and uses, plus phots of specimens, close-ops of flowers and leaves etc,
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Edible Uses

None known

Medicinal

None known

Other Uses

The heartwood is red to purple-red-brown or dark brown; it is not sharply differentiated from the sapwood. The grain is straight; the texture moderately fine and even. The wood is heavy, hard, fairly strong. It is fairly durable when exposed to the weather or in contact with the ground but not resistant to pinhole borer attack. It works easily. It is used locally for posts etc in traditional house building as well as for furniture, paddles, fences, and implements such as rice pounders and carrying poles[
310
Title
Plant Resources of Southeast Asia
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://proseanet.org/
Publisher
 
Year
0
ISBN
 
Description
Lots of information on the uses of the plants of SE Asia.
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996
Title
A Dictionary of Malaysian Timbers
Publication
Malayan Forest Records No. 30
Author
Wong T.M.
Website
http://Elaeocarpaceae
Publisher
Forest Research Institute Malaysia; Kuala Lumpur
Year
2002
ISBN
983-2181-29-1
Description
A fairly comprehensive guide to Malaysian timbers, giving their properties and the main tree species from which they are obtained.
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Propagation

Seed -

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