Xylopia pierrei is a deciduous tree growing 20 - 30 metres tall. The bole can be 40 - 60cm in diameter[
The tree is sometimes harvested from the wild and used locally as a masticatory and timber, It also has potential as a source of essential oils and has ornamental value[
The tree is classified as 'Vulnerable' in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species(2011)[
Southeast Asia - Cambodia, Vietnam.
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|Cultivation Status||Ornamental, Wild
The bark is very astringent and is sometimes chewed with betel nut (Areca catecha)[
The seeds are very aromatic and are thought to contain an extractable essential oil[
The wood is yellowish, hard, flexible and light in weight. It is only suitable for indoor construction and to make utensils[
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