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Useful Tropical Plants

Terminalia mucronata

Craib & Hutch.

Combretaceae

+ Synonyms

Terminalia corticosa Pierre ex Laness.

Common Name:

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General Information

Terminalia mucronata is a deciduous tree with a narrow, open crown; it can grow up to 40 metres tall. The straight, cylindrical bole is slightly fluted at the base and with short buttresses[
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Title
Biotik, Laos
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://biotik.org/species_list_laos.html
Publisher
 
Year
0
ISBN
 
Description
Information on more than 100 species of Laotian trees.
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730
Title
A Field Guide to Forest Trees of Northern Thailand
Publication
 
Author
Gardener S.; Sidisunthorn P.; Anusarnsunthorn V.
Publisher
Kobfai Publishing Project; Bangkok.
Year
2000
ISBN
974-7799-01-4
Description
An excellent, concise guide to 430 species, plus notes on another 450 species. Excellent photographs and a separate section on distribution and plant uses.
].
The tree is harvested from the wild for local use of its wood and tannins.

Known Hazards

None known

Botanical References


Range

Southeast Asia - Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam.

Habitat

Semi-evergreen forest and in moist areas of the dry dipterocarp forest, at elevations up to 700 metres[
443
Title
Biotik, Laos
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://biotik.org/species_list_laos.html
Publisher
 
Year
0
ISBN
 
Description
Information on more than 100 species of Laotian trees.
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Properties

Other Uses Rating *  *
HabitDeciduous Tree
Height30.00 m
Cultivation StatusWild

Cultivation Details

Not known

Edible Uses

None known

Medicinal

None known

Other Uses

The bark is a source of tannins. It yields a brown dye that is used on fishing nets to colour and help preserve them[
443
Title
Biotik, Laos
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://biotik.org/species_list_laos.html
Publisher
 
Year
0
ISBN
 
Description
Information on more than 100 species of Laotian trees.
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The wood is resistant to water and termites and is used in general construction[
443
Title
Biotik, Laos
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://biotik.org/species_list_laos.html
Publisher
 
Year
0
ISBN
 
Description
Information on more than 100 species of Laotian trees.
].
The wood is strong. It is used for beams and planks[
730
Title
A Field Guide to Forest Trees of Northern Thailand
Publication
 
Author
Gardener S.; Sidisunthorn P.; Anusarnsunthorn V.
Publisher
Kobfai Publishing Project; Bangkok.
Year
2000
ISBN
974-7799-01-4
Description
An excellent, concise guide to 430 species, plus notes on another 450 species. Excellent photographs and a separate section on distribution and plant uses.
].

Propagation

Seed -
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