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Useful Tropical Plants

Xanthostemon speciosus

Merr.

Myrtaceae

+ Synonyms

Xanthostemon merrillii Pamp.

Xanthostemon purpureus Gugerli

Common Name:

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General Information

Xanthostemon speciosus is a tree growing around 10 metres tall. The bole can be 30cm in diameter[
722
Title
Bureau of Government Laboratories Vol. 6
Publication
 
Author
Merrill E.D.
Website
http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org
Publisher
Bureau of Public Printing; Manilla.
Year
1903
ISBN
 
Description
A series of botanical booklets looking at the flora of the Philippines. This volume has descriptions of a number of new species and looks at American plants that have naturalized in the Philippines. It can be downloaded from the Internet.
].
The tree is harvested from the wild for its very hard timber.

Known Hazards

None known

Botanical References


Range

Southeast Asia - Philippines.

Habitat

Dry, open, grassy valleys[
722
Title
Bureau of Government Laboratories Vol. 6
Publication
 
Author
Merrill E.D.
Website
http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org
Publisher
Bureau of Public Printing; Manilla.
Year
1903
ISBN
 
Description
A series of botanical booklets looking at the flora of the Philippines. This volume has descriptions of a number of new species and looks at American plants that have naturalized in the Philippines. It can be downloaded from the Internet.
].

Properties

Other Uses Rating *  *  *
HabitTree
Height10.00 m
Cultivation StatusWild

Cultivation Details

Not known

Edible Uses

None known

Medicinal

None known

Other Uses

The dark-coloured wood is exceedingly hard[
722
Title
Bureau of Government Laboratories Vol. 6
Publication
 
Author
Merrill E.D.
Website
http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org
Publisher
Bureau of Public Printing; Manilla.
Year
1903
ISBN
 
Description
A series of botanical booklets looking at the flora of the Philippines. This volume has descriptions of a number of new species and looks at American plants that have naturalized in the Philippines. It can be downloaded from the Internet.
].

Propagation

Seed -
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