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Useful Tropical Plants

Xylosma suaveolens

G.Forst.

Salicaceae

+ Synonyms

Myroxylon suaveolens (J.R.Forst. & G.Forst.) G.Forst.

Common Name:

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General Information

Xylosma suaveolens is a small tree.
The wood is sometimes gathered from the wild and used locally to perfume coconut oil.

Known Hazards

None known

Botanical References


Range

Pacific - Marquesas.

Habitat

Not known

Properties

Other Uses Rating *  *
HabitTree
Height0.00 m
Cultivation StatusWild

Cultivation Details

Not known

Edible Uses

None known

Medicinal

None known

Other Uses

The wood is used to perfume coconut oil[
46
Title
Dictionary of Economic Plants.
Publication
 
Author
Uphof. J. C. Th.
Publisher
Weinheim
Year
1959
ISBN
-
Description
An excellent and very comprehensive guide but it only gives very short descriptions of the uses without any details of how to utilize the plants. Not for the casual reader.
].

Propagation

Seed -
Cite as: Tropical Plants Database, Ken Fern. tropical.theferns.info. 2018-10-22. <tropical.theferns.info/viewtropical.php?id=Xylosma+suaveolens>

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