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Useful Tropical Plants

Palaquium warburgianum

Schltr. ex K.Krause

Sapotaceae

+ Synonyms

Common Name:

Palaquium warburgianum
Trunk with slash to show the wood - note the latex seeping
Photograph by: National and regional Governments of Papua New Guinea; and the State Government of New South Wales
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General Information

Palaquium warburgianum is an evergreen tree that can grow up to 44 metres tall. The straight, cylindrical bole can be free of branches for almost half its height, up to 100cm in diameter and with buttresses up to 1.5 metres high[
388
Title
Guide to the Trees of Papua New Guinea
Publication
 
Author
Conn. B.J. & Damas. K.Q.
Website
http://www.pngplants.org/PNGtrees/
Publisher
 
Year
0
ISBN
 
Description
An Internet site giving good descriptions of the trees of Papua New Guinea.
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The tree is harvested from the wild for its wood, which is traded internationally.

Known Hazards

None known

Botanical References

388
Title
Guide to the Trees of Papua New Guinea
Publication
 
Author
Conn. B.J. & Damas. K.Q.
Website
http://www.pngplants.org/PNGtrees/
Publisher
 
Year
0
ISBN
 
Description
An Internet site giving good descriptions of the trees of Papua New Guinea.

Range

Australasia - New Guinea.

Habitat

A canopy tree

Properties

Other Uses Rating *  *  *
HabitEvergreen Tree
Height38.00 m
Cultivation StatusWild

Cultivation Details

Not known

Edible Uses

None known

Medicinal

None known

Other Uses

The wood is a major exportable hardwood[
388
Title
Guide to the Trees of Papua New Guinea
Publication
 
Author
Conn. B.J. & Damas. K.Q.
Website
http://www.pngplants.org/PNGtrees/
Publisher
 
Year
0
ISBN
 
Description
An Internet site giving good descriptions of the trees of Papua New Guinea.
].

Propagation

Seed -

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