Toulicia subsquamulata is a semideciduous tree with a wide but sparse crown; it can grow 6 - 12 metres tall. The cylindrical bole can be 25 - 35cm in diameter[
The tree is harvested from the wild for local use of its wood.
S. America - eastern Brazil.
An understorey tree in the Atlantic rainforest, in open and shaded locations, favouring well-drained soils[
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Succeeds in full sun to dappled woodland shade[
]. Prefers a well-drained soil[
Young plants have a moderate rate of growth[
The wood is coarse-textured, straight-grained, light in weight, easy to cut, susceptible to the attacks of wood-eating organisms. It can be used for making boxes, toys, and as general lumber[
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 germination rate of around 65% can be expected, with the seed sprouting within 20 - 35 days[
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