Peschiera acuminata (MÃ¼ll.Arg.) Miers
Peschiera affinis Miers
Peschiera albidiflora Miers
Peschiera australis (MÃ¼ll.Arg.) Miers
Peschiera catharinensis (A.DC.) Miers
Peschiera hilariana (MÃ¼ll.Arg.) Miers
Tabernaemontana acuminata MÃ¼ll.Arg.
Tabernaemontana affinis MÃ¼ll.Arg.
Tabernaemontana albiflora Rojas
Tabernaemontana australis MÃ¼ll.Arg.
Tabernaemontana hilariana MÃ¼ll.Arg.
Tabernaemontana hybrida Hand.-Mazz.
Tabernaemontana salicifolia Hand.-Mazz.
Tabernaemontana catharinensis is a semideciduous tree with an open, more or less globose crown; it can grow 3 - 8 metres tall. The crooked bole can be 25 - 35cm in diameter with a thick, corky bark[
The tree is sometimes harvested from the wild for local use of its wood. A pioneer species, it can be used for restoring native woodland. An ornamental plant, it can be used in landscaping[
S. America - Argentina, Uruguay, Paraguay, southern, eastern and central Brazil, Bolivia.
Forest edges, clearings and secondary growth areas in wet soils[
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Grows best in a sunny position[
A natural pioneer plant, it can be used in reforestation schemes for restoring native woodland[
The wood is coarse-textured, irregular-grained, light in weight, with poor mechanical properties and little resistance to rot or wood-eating organisms. Of poor quality and small size, it is only used for making light boxes[
The wood is used for fuel[
Seed - best sown as soon as it is ripe in a partially shaded position in a nursery seedbed. A high germination rate can usually be expected, with the seed sprouting within 40 - 50 days[
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