This species is closely related to Nectandra longifolia[
Nectandra angusta is a tree that can grow up to 25 metres tall. The bole is straight and cylindrical[
The tree is heavily exploited from the wild for its wood.
A species known from just three locations on the eastern slopes of the Andes from central and southern parts of Bolivia. One of the most important timber trees in the area, it is being heavily exploited in at least one of these sites. The plant is classified as 'Vulnerable' in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species(2013)[
S. America - Argentina, Bolivia.
|Other Uses Rating||
The heartwood is a yellowish-brown to a dark green; the sapwood is yellowish. The grain is straight to undulate; lustre is bright; there is no distinctive taste, but the wood is slightly aromatic. The wood is not very durable, especially if not kept dry; it is easy to work and finishes well. It is used for purposes such as construction, flooring, boxes and crates, decorative veneer[
If you have any useful information about this plant, please leave a comment. Comments have to be approved before they are shown here.