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Useful Tropical Plants

Bridelia macrocarpa

Airy Shaw

Phyllanthaceae

+ Synonyms

Bridelia beguinii Airy Shaw

Common Name:

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General Information

Bridelia macrocarpa is a slender tree with a long crown; it can grow up to 30 metres tall. It has a straight, clear bole with thick buttresses up to 1.5 metres tall.
The tree is harvested from the wild for local use of its wood.

Known Hazards

None known

Botanical References

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Title
Euphorbiaceae of Malesia
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http://www.nationaalherbarium.nl/euphorbs/
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Description
An online resource that is still being developed, it gives detailed botanical descriptions of plants in the family Euphorbiaceae found growing in Malesia (the region from Peninsual Malaysia through Indonesia, the Philippines).

Range

Southeast Asia - Indonesia, to New Guinea.

Habitat

Lowland rain forests, also tall secondary forest; on sandy or clayey soil, reported from flat, poorly drained or temporarily flooded terrain; at elevations up to 150 metres[
327
Title
Euphorbiaceae of Malesia
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://www.nationaalherbarium.nl/euphorbs/
Publisher
 
Year
0
ISBN
 
Description
An online resource that is still being developed, it gives detailed botanical descriptions of plants in the family Euphorbiaceae found growing in Malesia (the region from Peninsual Malaysia through Indonesia, the Philippines).
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Properties

Other Uses Rating *  *
HabitTree
Height25.00 m
Cultivation StatusWild

Cultivation Details

Not known

Edible Uses

None known

Medicinal

None known

Other Uses

The wood has a good reputation for durability. It is used for posts, which are said to last for up to 10 years, and is also used for carved bowls, lime sticks etc[
327
Title
Euphorbiaceae of Malesia
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://www.nationaalherbarium.nl/euphorbs/
Publisher
 
Year
0
ISBN
 
Description
An online resource that is still being developed, it gives detailed botanical descriptions of plants in the family Euphorbiaceae found growing in Malesia (the region from Peninsual Malaysia through Indonesia, the Philippines).
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Propagation

Seed -
Cite as: Tropical Plants Database, Ken Fern. tropical.theferns.info. 2024-07-14. <tropical.theferns.info/viewtropical.php?id=Bridelia+macrocarpa>

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