If you would like to support this site, please consider Donating.
Useful Tropical Plants

Julbernardia seretii

(De Wild.) Troupin

Fabaceae

+ Synonyms

Berlinia ledermannii Harms

Berlinia seretii De Wild.

Julbernardia ogoouensis Pellegr.

Seretoberlinia seretii (De Wild.) P.A.Duvign.

Common Name:

No Image.

General Information

Julbernardia seretii is an evergreen tree with a spreading crown; it can grow up to 40 metres tall. The straight, cylindrical bole can be 170cm in diameter with large buttresses up to 3 metres high and 2 metres broad at the base[
328
Title
African Flowering Plants Database
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://www.ville-ge.ch/musinfo/bd/cjb/africa/recherche.php
Publisher
Conservatoire et Jardin Botaniques.
Year
0
ISBN
 
Description
Contains information on over 150,000 plant names (including synonyms) giving a description and habitat, plus a distribution map.
].
The tree is harvested from the wild for local use of its wood.

Known Hazards

None known

Botanical References


Range

Tropical Africa - southern Nigeria, Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Congo, DR Congo, northern Angola.

Habitat

Rain-forest, dense and without undergrowth on plateau, or periodically flooded; at elevations up to 900 metres[
328
Title
African Flowering Plants Database
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://www.ville-ge.ch/musinfo/bd/cjb/africa/recherche.php
Publisher
Conservatoire et Jardin Botaniques.
Year
0
ISBN
 
Description
Contains information on over 150,000 plant names (including synonyms) giving a description and habitat, plus a distribution map.
].

Properties

Other Uses Rating *  *
HabitEvergreen Tree
Height32.00 m

Cultivation Details



The flowers are strongly scented[
328
Title
African Flowering Plants Database
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://www.ville-ge.ch/musinfo/bd/cjb/africa/recherche.php
Publisher
Conservatoire et Jardin Botaniques.
Year
0
ISBN
 
Description
Contains information on over 150,000 plant names (including synonyms) giving a description and habitat, plus a distribution map.
].

Edible Uses

None known

Medicinal

None known

Other Uses

The dark brown wood has darker veins. It is soft. It is used for carpentry and related applications[
332
Title
The Useful Plants of West Tropical Africa.
Publication
 
Author
Burkil. H. M.
Publisher
Royal Botanic Gardens; Kew.
Year
1985 - 2004
ISBN
 
Description
Brief descriptions and details of the uses of over 4,000 plants. A superb, if terse, resource, it is also available electronically on the Web - see http://www.aluka.org/
].

Propagation

Seed -

Add a Comment:

If you have any useful information about this plant, please leave a comment. Comments have to be approved before they are shown here.