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Useful Tropical Plants

Artabotrys zeylanicus

Hook.f. & Thomson

Annonaceae

+ Synonyms

Common Name:

Artabotrys zeylanicus
Drawing of the leaves, flowers, fruit and seed
Photograph by: Annals of the Royal Botanic Garden, Calcutta, vol. 4: t. 53 (1893) [W. de Alwis]
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General Information

Artabotrys zeylanicus is a very vigorous, evergreen climbing shrub.
The plant is harvested from the wild for local use of its fibre.

Known Hazards

None known

Botanical References


Range

E. Asia - southern India, Sri Lanka.

Habitat

Evergreen forests[
372
Title
Flowers of India
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://www.flowersofindia.net/
Publisher
 
Year
0
ISBN
 
Description
A wed site of native Indian plants, plus cultivated and naturalized species. It has good quality photos and terse details on more than 3,000 species and cultivars.
].

Properties

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

Cultivation Details

Not known

Edible Uses

None known

Medicinal

None known

Other Uses

A fibre obtained from the bark is the colour of iron rust[
454
Title
Useful Fiber Plants of the World
Publication
 
Author
Dodge C.R.
Website
http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/
Publisher
USDA; Washington.
Year
1897
ISBN
 
Description
A rather dated, but very comprehensive catalogue of fibre plants from around the world. The book can be downloaded from the Internet.
]. It is used in tackle for marine purposes[
454
Title
Useful Fiber Plants of the World
Publication
 
Author
Dodge C.R.
Website
http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/
Publisher
USDA; Washington.
Year
1897
ISBN
 
Description
A rather dated, but very comprehensive catalogue of fibre plants from around the world. The book can be downloaded from the Internet.
].

Propagation

Seed -
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