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Useful Tropical Plants

Machaerium millei

Standl.

Fabaceae

+ Synonyms

Machaerium longistipitatum Hoehne

Common Name:

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General Information

Machaerium millei is a tree growing 4 - 16 metres tall. The bole can be 10 - 35cm in diameter[
1526
Title
The genus Machaerium (Leguminosae: Papilionoideae:Dalbergieae) in Ecuador
Publication
Brittonia, 58(2), 2006, pp. 124-150
Author
Lozano P. & Klitgaard B.B.
Website
http://10.1663/0007-196X(2006)58[124:TGMLPD]2.0.CO;2
Publisher
 
Year
2006
ISBN
 
Description
 
].
The tree is harvested from the wild for local use of its wood.

Known Hazards

None known

Botanical References

1526
Title
The genus Machaerium (Leguminosae: Papilionoideae:Dalbergieae) in Ecuador
Publication
Brittonia, 58(2), 2006, pp. 124-150
Author
Lozano P. & Klitgaard B.B.
Website
http://10.1663/0007-196X(2006)58[124:TGMLPD]2.0.CO;2
Publisher
 
Year
2006
ISBN
 
Description
 

Range

S. America - Brazil, Bolivia, Peru and Ecuador

Habitat

Dry, inter-Andean valleys; at elevations up to 600 metres[
1526
Title
The genus Machaerium (Leguminosae: Papilionoideae:Dalbergieae) in Ecuador
Publication
Brittonia, 58(2), 2006, pp. 124-150
Author
Lozano P. & Klitgaard B.B.
Website
http://10.1663/0007-196X(2006)58[124:TGMLPD]2.0.CO;2
Publisher
 
Year
2006
ISBN
 
Description
 
].

Properties

Other Uses Rating *  *
HabitTree
Height10.00 m
PollinatorsInsects
Cultivation StatusWild

Cultivation Details

Not known

Edible Uses

None known

Medicinal

None known

Other Uses

The wood is used to make axe handles and fence posts[
1526
Title
The genus Machaerium (Leguminosae: Papilionoideae:Dalbergieae) in Ecuador
Publication
Brittonia, 58(2), 2006, pp. 124-150
Author
Lozano P. & Klitgaard B.B.
Website
http://10.1663/0007-196X(2006)58[124:TGMLPD]2.0.CO;2
Publisher
 
Year
2006
ISBN
 
Description
 
].
The wood is used for fuel and to make charcoal[
1526
Title
The genus Machaerium (Leguminosae: Papilionoideae:Dalbergieae) in Ecuador
Publication
Brittonia, 58(2), 2006, pp. 124-150
Author
Lozano P. & Klitgaard B.B.
Website
http://10.1663/0007-196X(2006)58[124:TGMLPD]2.0.CO;2
Publisher
 
Year
2006
ISBN
 
Description
 
].

Propagation

Seed -
Cite as: Tropical Plants Database, Ken Fern. tropical.theferns.info. 2018-12-10. <tropical.theferns.info/viewtropical.php?id=Machaerium+millei>

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