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Useful Tropical Plants

Qualea cordata

(Mart.) Spreng.

Vochysiaceae

+ Synonyms

Amphilochia cordata Mart.

Common Name:

Qualea cordata
Flowering stem
Photograph by: O. M. Montiel
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Qualea cordata Qualea cordata

General Information

Qualea cordata is a tree.
The tree is harvested from the wild as a local source of wood and dyestuff.

Known Hazards

None known

Botanical References


Range

S. America - Argentina, Paraguay, southern and eastern Brazil, Bolivia.

Habitat

Savannah, Atlantic rainforest and littoral rainforest.

Properties

Other Uses Rating *  *
HabitTree
Height0.00 m
Cultivation StatusWild

Cultivation Details

Not known

Edible Uses

None known

Medicinal

None known

Other Uses

A red dye is obtained from the bark and fruit[
461
Title
Diccionario das Plantas Uteis do Brasil
Publication
 
Author
Correa M.P.
Publisher
Imprensa Nacional; Rio de Janeiro
Year
1926
ISBN
 
Description
A massive work in 6 volumes giving details of the various uses of Brazilian plants.
,
528
Title
Indicador de Madeiras e Plantas Uteis do Brasil.
Publication
 
Author
Fonseca E. T. De
Website
http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org
Publisher
 
Year
1922
ISBN
 
Description
Brief details of some of the uses of Brazilian plants. It can be downloaded from the Internet.
].

The wood is highly esteemed for internal and external works, making canoes, boxes and crates and general carpentry[
461
Title
Diccionario das Plantas Uteis do Brasil
Publication
 
Author
Correa M.P.
Publisher
Imprensa Nacional; Rio de Janeiro
Year
1926
ISBN
 
Description
A massive work in 6 volumes giving details of the various uses of Brazilian plants.
,
528
Title
Indicador de Madeiras e Plantas Uteis do Brasil.
Publication
 
Author
Fonseca E. T. De
Website
http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org
Publisher
 
Year
1922
ISBN
 
Description
Brief details of some of the uses of Brazilian plants. It can be downloaded from the Internet.
].

Propagation

Seed -

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