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Calophyllum amblyphyllum

A.C.Sm. & S.P.Darwin

Calophyllaceae

+ Synonyms

Calophyllum vitiense amblyphyllum (A.C.Sm. & S.P.Darwin) P.F.Stevens

Common Name:

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General Information

Calophyllum amblyphyllum is a tree growing from 5 - 25 metres tall. The bole can be up to 60cm in diameter[
689
Title
Journal of the Arnold Arboretum Vol. 55
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org
Publisher
Harvard University.
Year
1974
ISBN
 
Description
Various articles on plants, including a revision of the genus Acronychia. It can be downloaded from the Internet.
].
The tree produces an important local timber and so is often harvested from the wild.

Known Hazards

None known

Botanical References

689
Title
Journal of the Arnold Arboretum Vol. 55
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org
Publisher
Harvard University.
Year
1974
ISBN
 
Description
Various articles on plants, including a revision of the genus Acronychia. It can be downloaded from the Internet.

Range

Pacific - Fiji, Tonga and Niue.

Habitat

Dense or dry forests; on rocky forested slopes; or in crest thickets; at elevations from 50 - 970 metres[
689
Title
Journal of the Arnold Arboretum Vol. 55
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org
Publisher
Harvard University.
Year
1974
ISBN
 
Description
Various articles on plants, including a revision of the genus Acronychia. It can be downloaded from the Internet.
].

Properties

Other Uses Rating *  *  *
HabitTree
Height15.00 m
Cultivation StatusWild

Cultivation Details



The plant can flower and produce fruit all year round[
689
Title
Journal of the Arnold Arboretum Vol. 55
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org
Publisher
Harvard University.
Year
1974
ISBN
 
Description
Various articles on plants, including a revision of the genus Acronychia. It can be downloaded from the Internet.
].

Edible Uses

None known

Medicinal

None known

Other Uses

The wood is durable[
689
Title
Journal of the Arnold Arboretum Vol. 55
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org
Publisher
Harvard University.
Year
1974
ISBN
 
Description
Various articles on plants, including a revision of the genus Acronychia. It can be downloaded from the Internet.
]. An important local timber[
689
Title
Journal of the Arnold Arboretum Vol. 55
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org
Publisher
Harvard University.
Year
1974
ISBN
 
Description
Various articles on plants, including a revision of the genus Acronychia. It can be downloaded from the Internet.
].

Propagation

Seed -
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