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Useful Tropical Plants

Santiria apiculata

A.W.Benn.

Burseraceae

+ Synonyms

Canarium parciflorum Ridl.

Santiria beccarii Engl.

Santiria brachystachys Ridl.

Santiria glabra Merr.

Santiria minutiflora Ridl.

Santiria pilosa Engl.

Santiria teysmannii Engl.

Common Name:

Santiria apiculata
Leaves
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General Information

Santiria apiculata is a tree usually growing 6 - 20 metres tall with some specimens to 40 metres. The bole can be 30 - 60cm in diameter, occasionally to 100cm[
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Title
Flora Malesiana Series 1
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Author
Various
Website
http://www.archive.org
Publisher
Nationaal Herbarium Nederiand, Universiteit Leiden branch
Year
0
ISBN
 
Description
A massive treatment of the plants of the Malaysian Archipelago. Much of it has been made available to download from the Internet
].
The tree is harvested from the wild for local use of its wood.
The plant is classified as 'Least Concern' in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species(2011)[
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Title
IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
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Website
http://www.iucnredlist.org/
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0
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A list of plants under threat and facing possible extinction, usually with brief details of the threats and information on habitat.
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Known Hazards

None known

Botanical References

451
Title
Flora Malesiana Series 1
Publication
 
Author
Various
Website
http://www.archive.org
Publisher
Nationaal Herbarium Nederiand, Universiteit Leiden branch
Year
0
ISBN
 
Description
A massive treatment of the plants of the Malaysian Archipelago. Much of it has been made available to download from the Internet

Range

Southeast Asia - Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippines.

Habitat

A sub-canopy tree in primary forests, usually on dry, rarely on swampy grounds, preferably at low elevations, rarely up to around 1,200 metres[
451
Title
Flora Malesiana Series 1
Publication
 
Author
Various
Website
http://www.archive.org
Publisher
Nationaal Herbarium Nederiand, Universiteit Leiden branch
Year
0
ISBN
 
Description
A massive treatment of the plants of the Malaysian Archipelago. Much of it has been made available to download from the Internet
,
653
Title
Plants of Southeast Asia
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://www.asianplant.net/
Publisher
 
Year
0
ISBN
 
Description
Excellent site with brief information on the plant, its range, habitat and uses, plus phots of specimens, close-ops of flowers and leaves etc,
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Properties

Conservation StatusLeast Concern
Other Uses Rating *  *
HabitTree
Height17.00 m
Cultivation StatusWild

Cultivation Details


Grows in the wild on clayey to sandy soils[
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Title
Plants of Southeast Asia
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://www.asianplant.net/
Publisher
 
Year
0
ISBN
 
Description
Excellent site with brief information on the plant, its range, habitat and uses, plus phots of specimens, close-ops of flowers and leaves etc,
].

Edible Uses

None known

Medicinal

None known

Other Uses

The wood is rather hard. It is used for rifle-butts, mine supports, house construction[
451
Title
Flora Malesiana Series 1
Publication
 
Author
Various
Website
http://www.archive.org
Publisher
Nationaal Herbarium Nederiand, Universiteit Leiden branch
Year
0
ISBN
 
Description
A massive treatment of the plants of the Malaysian Archipelago. Much of it has been made available to download from the Internet
].

Propagation

Seed -

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