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Useful Tropical Plants

Ruizterania retusa

(Spruce ex Warm.) Marc.-Berti

Vochysiaceae

+ Synonyms

Qualea retusa Spruce ex Warm.

Common Name:

Ruizterania retusa

General Information

Ruizterania retusa is a tree.
The wood is harvested from the wild for local use.

Known Hazards

None known

Botanical References


Range

S. America - Brazil, Bolivia, Colombia, Venezuela.

Habitat

Not known

Properties

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

Cultivation Details

Not known

Edible Uses

None known

Medicinal

None known

Other Uses

The wood is used for making canoes, packing cases, general construction, ship building and general carpentry[
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 -
Cite as: Tropical Plants Database, Ken Fern. tropical.theferns.info. 2019-09-17. <tropical.theferns.info/viewtropical.php?id=Ruizterania+retusa>

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