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Useful Tropical Plants

Aniba panurensis

(Meisn.) Mez

Lauraceae


This species is treated as part of Aniba firmula by some authorities.

+ Synonyms

Aniba gonggrijpii Kosterm.

Aniba mas Kosterm.

Aydendron panurense Meisn.

Common Name:

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General Information

Aniba panurensis is an evergreen tree growing 10 - 20 metres tall.
The tree is harvested from the wild for its essential oil, which is traded internationally.

Known Hazards

None known

Botanical References


Range

S. America - central and northern Brazil, Peru, Ecuador.

Habitat

Forests, often in seasonally inundated areas, at elevations from sea level to 500 metres.

Properties

Other Uses Rating *  *
HabitEvergreen Tree
Height15.00 m
Cultivation StatusWild

Cultivation Details

A tree of lowland tropical areas.

Edible Uses

None known

Medicinal

None known

Other Uses

The source of the essential oil Cayenne Linaloe or Bois de Rose[
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. 2024-04-12. <tropical.theferns.info/viewtropical.php?id=Aniba+panurensis>

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