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Useful Tropical Plants

Aniba perutilis

Hemsl.

Lauraceae

+ Synonyms

Aniba compacta A.C.Sm.

Common Name: Comino

Aniba perutilis

General Information

Comino is an evergreen tree with a dense crown.
The wood is valued for furniture, cabinet work etc.

Known Hazards

None known

Botanical References

434
Title
Flora of Peru
Publication
 
Author
Macbride. J.F.
Publisher
Field Museum of Natural History
Year
1936
ISBN
 
Description
An excellent attempt at a Flora of Peru, though it is clear that many of the plants were imperfectly known at that time and so information on them was sketchy. Available for download from the Internet.

Range

S. America - Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador, Colombia.

Habitat

Not known

Properties

Other Uses Rating *  *  *
HabitEvergreen Tree
Height0.00 m
Cultivation StatusWild

Cultivation Details

A plant of low to moderate elevations in the tropics.

Edible Uses

None known

Medicinal

None known

Other Uses

The wood has a satiny lustre[
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.
]. A valuable timber, it is used for cabinet work, fine furniture, interior finish of buildings and construction[
434
Title
Flora of Peru
Publication
 
Author
Macbride. J.F.
Publisher
Field Museum of Natural History
Year
1936
ISBN
 
Description
An excellent attempt at a Flora of Peru, though it is clear that many of the plants were imperfectly known at that time and so information on them was sketchy. Available for download from the Internet.
].

Propagation

Seed -
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