Connarus regnellii is an evergreen tree with a dense, low crown; it can grow 4 - 7 metres tall. The short, crooked bole can be 30 - 40cm in diameter[
The tree is sometimes harvested from the wild for its wood, which is used locally. It can be used in reforestation projects and also has the potential for use as an ornamental street tree[
S. America - eastern Brazil.
Semideciduous forests, growing in both dense primary formations and in secondary growth[
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|Cultivation Status||Ornamental, Wild
Prefers a sunny position but tolerant of some shade[
Plants have a moderate rate of growth[
The tree has a moderate rate of growth and provides a fruit that is avidly consumed by birds. It can be used as a pioneer species when re-establishing woodland.
The heartwood and sapwood are not clearly differentiated. The wood is moderately heavy, soft, with good mechanical properties and moderate resistance to decay. Easy to work, the wood has been used for internal applications in general construction, toy making, boxes etc[
Seed - best sown as soon as it is ripe in a partially shaded position in a nursery seedbed. A low germination rate can be expected, with the seed being slow to sprout[
]. When the seedlings are 3 - 4cm tall, pot them up into individual containers[
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