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Useful Tropical Plants

Viguieranthus pervillei

(Drake) Villiers

Fabaceae

+ Synonyms

Calliandra pervillei Drake

Common Name:

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General Information

Viguieranthus pervillei is an evergreen tree that can grow up to 12 metres tall.
The tree is harvested from the wild for local use of its wood.
Despite severe threats to its habitat, Viguieranthus pervillei is fairly widespread across the east of Madagascar. The plant is classified as 'Least Concern' in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species(2013)[
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IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
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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


Range

Africa - northern and eastern Madagascar.

Habitat

Dry to humid forests, at elevations below 1,000 metres.

Properties

Conservation StatusLeast Concern
Other Uses Rating *  *
HabitEvergreen Tree
Height10.00 m
Cultivation StatusWild

Cultivation Details

Not known

Edible Uses

None known

Medicinal

None known

Other Uses

The wood is used in construction[
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Protabase - Plant Resources of Tropical Africa.
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An excellent on-line database with detailed information on over 3,200 species of useful plants of Africa.
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Propagation

Seed -
Cite as: Tropical Plants Database, Ken Fern. tropical.theferns.info. 2019-08-25. <tropical.theferns.info/viewtropical.php?id=Viguieranthus+pervillei>

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