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Useful Tropical Plants

Walsura monophylla

Elmer ex Merr.

Meliaceae

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General Information

Walsura monophylla is a shrub or small tree that can grow up to 10 metres tall. The bole size is unknown, but can be 10cm in diameter when the tree is 3 metres tall[
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
].

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 - Philippines.

Habitat

Thinly wooded flat land at elevations around 75 metres[
947
Title
Leaflets of Philippine Botany Vol. 9
Publication
 
Author
Elmer A.D.E. (Editor)
Website
http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org
Publisher
 
Year
1920 - 1937
ISBN
 
Description
Various short botanical articles on Philippine plants, often describing new species. It can be downloaded from the Internet.
].

Properties

Medicinal Rating *  *
Other Uses Rating *  *
HabitTree
Height8.00 m
Cultivation StatusWild

Cultivation Details


This species is largely restricted to ultrabasic soils[
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
].

Edible Uses

None known

Medicinal

Extracts of the plant are proving promising in the treatment of cancer and AIDS in the USA[
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
].

Agroforestry Uses:

The plant can accumulate nickel to concentrations of about 7,000 µg/g[
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
],

Other Uses

The wood is quite hard and heavy, without distinctive taste or aroma[
947
Title
Leaflets of Philippine Botany Vol. 9
Publication
 
Author
Elmer A.D.E. (Editor)
Website
http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org
Publisher
 
Year
1920 - 1937
ISBN
 
Description
Various short botanical articles on Philippine plants, often describing new species. It can be downloaded from the Internet.
].

Propagation

Seed -

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