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Useful Tropical Plants

Kingiodendron platycarpum

B.L.Burtt

Fabaceae

+ Synonyms

Pterocarpus indicus Seem.

Common Name:

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General Information

Kingiodendron platycarpum is an evergreen tree with a dense, wide-spreading crown; it can grow from 8 - 35 metres tall. The straight, cylindrical bole can be up to 130cm in diameter and free of branches for up to 15 metres[
490
Title
Flora Vitiensis Nova
Publication
 
Author
Smith. A.C.
Website
http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org
Publisher
Pacific Tropical Botanical Garden; Hawaii
Year
1979
ISBN
 
Description
A comprehensive flora of Fiji, often showing plant uses. It can be downloaded from the Internet.
].
A commercially valuable timber that is used locally and also traded.

Known Hazards

None known

Botanical References

490
Title
Flora Vitiensis Nova
Publication
 
Author
Smith. A.C.
Website
http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org
Publisher
Pacific Tropical Botanical Garden; Hawaii
Year
1979
ISBN
 
Description
A comprehensive flora of Fiji, often showing plant uses. It can be downloaded from the Internet.
,
1510
Title
A revision of four genera of the tribe Leguminosae-Caesalpinioideae-Cynometreae in Indomalesia and the Pacific
Publication
Blumea Vol 18, No 1 1970, pp 1-52
Author
M.S. Knaap-van Meeuwen
Publisher
 
Year
1970
ISBN
 
Description
 

Range

Pacific - Fiji

Habitat

Dense forest, forest edges and in ridge forest; at elevations up to 600 metres[
490
Title
Flora Vitiensis Nova
Publication
 
Author
Smith. A.C.
Website
http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org
Publisher
Pacific Tropical Botanical Garden; Hawaii
Year
1979
ISBN
 
Description
A comprehensive flora of Fiji, often showing plant uses. It can be downloaded from the Internet.
].

Properties

Other Uses Rating *  *  *
HabitEvergreen Tree
Height25.00 m
PollinatorsInsects
Cultivation StatusWild

Cultivation Details



In the sterile state, this species cannot be distinguished from Kingiodendron alternifolium[
1510
Title
A revision of four genera of the tribe Leguminosae-Caesalpinioideae-Cynometreae in Indomalesia and the Pacific
Publication
Blumea Vol 18, No 1 1970, pp 1-52
Author
M.S. Knaap-van Meeuwen
Publisher
 
Year
1970
ISBN
 
Description
 
].

Edible Uses

None known

Medicinal

None known

Other Uses

The heartwood is pinkish to red, the sapwood white or cream[
1510
Title
A revision of four genera of the tribe Leguminosae-Caesalpinioideae-Cynometreae in Indomalesia and the Pacific
Publication
Blumea Vol 18, No 1 1970, pp 1-52
Author
M.S. Knaap-van Meeuwen
Publisher
 
Year
1970
ISBN
 
Description
 
]. The hard wood is commercially valuable[
490
Title
Flora Vitiensis Nova
Publication
 
Author
Smith. A.C.
Website
http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org
Publisher
Pacific Tropical Botanical Garden; Hawaii
Year
1979
ISBN
 
Description
A comprehensive flora of Fiji, often showing plant uses. It can be downloaded from the Internet.
].

Propagation

Seed -
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