Licania grisea Kleinh.
Licania microcarpa Hook.f.
Licania parvifolia Pittier
Licania hypoleuca is a small to large, evergreen tree that can grow up to 35 metres tall with a bole 25 - 40cm in diameter[
The tree is sometimes harvested from the wild for local medicinal use and for its timber.
S. America - Brazil, Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador, Colombia, Venezuela, the Guyanas; C. America - Panama to Mexico.
Wet mixed forest at elevations up to 450 metres[
]. Frequently seen in pastures or in wooded
]. Sandy soils in forest and savannahs[
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The bark is astringent[
The wood is brownish gray with a reddish hue, without distinctive odour or taste[
]. It is very hard and heavy, of fairly straight or somewhat roey grain, medium-textured, hard to cut, easy to split, of dull surface when finished, apparently not resistant to decay[
]. It is sometimes employed for heavy construction[
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