Zollernia paraensis is a tall tree with a cylindrical bole.
The wood is highly prized, being harvested from the wild and exported[
The population size of this species is not known. The plant is classified as 'Least Concern' in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species(2011)[
Northern S. America - northern and northeastern Brazil.
Savannah woodland and rain forests. More frequent in the non-inundated areas of Amazonia, but is also found in dense forest[
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A plant of the lowland wet tropics, in areas with all-year rainfall or only a short dry season[
This species has a symbiotic relationship with certain soil bacteria; these bacteria form nodules on the roots and fix atmospheric nitrogen. Some of this nitrogen is utilized by the growing plant but some can also be used by other plants growing nearby[
The wood is used for small cabinet work, turnery, handles of cutlery, billiard cues etc[
Seed - best sown in a semi-shaded position in individual containers as soon as it is ripe[
]. Germination rates are usually high, with the seed sprouting in 10 - 25 days. Plant the seedlings out when 25 - 35cm tall[
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