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Useful Tropical Plants

Pancheria engleriana

Schltr.

Cunoniaceae

+ Synonyms

Common Name:

Pancheria engleriana

General Information

Pancheria engleriana is a shrub or a tree that can grow from 1 - 15 metres tall. The bole of tree forms can be up to 15cm in diameter[
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Endemia.nc
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http://www.endemia.nc/flore/
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A web site focussing on the endemic flora and fauna of New Caledonia.
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The plant has potential for use as a hyperaccumulator for removing nickel from the soil of mine waste etc.

Known Hazards

None known

Botanical References

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Title
Endemia.nc
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http://www.endemia.nc/flore/
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A web site focussing on the endemic flora and fauna of New Caledonia.

Range

Western Pacific - New Caledonia.

Habitat

Scrubland, often on mining waste[
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Title
Endemia.nc
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Author
 
Website
http://www.endemia.nc/flore/
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Year
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ISBN
 
Description
A web site focussing on the endemic flora and fauna of New Caledonia.
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Properties

Other Uses Rating *  *  *
HabitTree
Height8.00 m
Cultivation StatusWild

Cultivation Details


Found in the wild on ultrabasic soils[
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Title
Endemia.nc
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://www.endemia.nc/flore/
Publisher
 
Year
0
ISBN
 
Description
A web site focussing on the endemic flora and fauna of New Caledonia.
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Edible Uses

None known

Medicinal

None known

Other Uses

This species has been reported to be a hyperaccumulator of nickel, a level of 6,300 ppm dry weight having been recorded[
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BoDD (Botanical Dermatology Database)
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http://bodd.cf.ac.uk/
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Brief notes on a very wide range of plants that have reports of causing harm to the skin.
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Propagation

Seed -

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