Dialyanthera parvifolia Markgr.
Myristica otoba glaucescens A.DC.
Otoba parvifolia is a tree. The bole can be unbranched for up to 30 metres[
The tree is harvested from the wild for local use as a medicine and as a source of wood.
S. America - Brazil, Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador, Colombia, Venezuela.
Humid tropical and subtropical forests[
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The plant (part not specified) is used in the treatment of diarrhoea[
The bark and bright red resin are crushed and rubbed on the skin as a treatment for the bites of mites and fungal infections[
The heartwood is brown; it is not clearly differentiated from the sapwood, which is also brown. The texture is medium; the grain straight; lustre is bright; and ther is no distinctive taste or aroma. It is used for making items such as plywood, furniture components etc. Traditionally it has been used to make canoes, but the wood rots within three months[
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