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Useful Tropical Plants

Osmelia philippina

(Turcz.) Benth.

Salicaceae

+ Synonyms

Osmelia borneensis Merr.

Osmelia celebica Koord.

Osmelia conferta Benth.

Common Name:

Osmelia philippina
Drawing of the leaves, flowers and fruit (Fig a - g only)
Photograph by: Flora Malesiana, vol. 5: p. 80, fig. 35 a-g (1955-1958) [R. van Crevel]
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General Information

Osmelia philippina is a tree growing up to 12 metres tall.
The timber is harvested from the wild for local use.

Known Hazards

None known

Botanical References


Range

Southeast Asia - Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippines.

Habitat

Lowland rainforest[
334
Title
Flora of Peninsula Malaysia
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://www.tfbc.frim.gov.my
Publisher
 
Year
0
ISBN
 
Description
In the process of being assembled (15/07/09), it is currently a series of check sheets giving species name, brief description, habitat and high quality photos of the plants.
].

Properties

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

Cultivation Details

Not known

Edible Uses

None known

Medicinal

None known

Other Uses

The wood is very strong[
46
Title
Dictionary of Economic Plants.
Publication
 
Author
Uphof. J. C. Th.
Publisher
Weinheim
Year
1959
ISBN
-
Description
An excellent and very comprehensive guide but it only gives very short descriptions of the uses without any details of how to utilize the plants. Not for the casual reader.
]. It is used in house construction[
46
Title
Dictionary of Economic Plants.
Publication
 
Author
Uphof. J. C. Th.
Publisher
Weinheim
Year
1959
ISBN
-
Description
An excellent and very comprehensive guide but it only gives very short descriptions of the uses without any details of how to utilize the plants. Not for the casual reader.
].

Propagation

Seed -
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