Aningeria pseudoracemosa J.H.Hemsl.
Pouteria pseudoracemosa is a tree that can grow up to 40 metres tall. The straight bole can be fluted and buttressed[
The tree is harvested from the wild for local use of its wood.
The plant has a very restricted native range, being only found in parts of Tanzania. It is classified as 'Vulnerable' in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species(2011)[
East tropical Africa - Tanzania.
Moist lowland and submontane forests, at elevations up to 1,000 metres[
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The tree is used as a shade tree[
]. This report does not explain if this is to provide shade in plantations, or as shade for amenity[
The tree is used for timber[
The wood is used for fuel and for making charcoa[
We do not have any more information on the wood of this species. However, we have a general description of the wood for the African members of this genus, which is as follows:-
The heartwood is yellowish-white, pale brown, or pinkish-brown, darkening slightly after exposure; it is not clearly demarcated from the sapwood. The texture is medium to coarse; the grain usually straight, sometimes wavy; lustrous; there is a faint cedarlike odour. The wood is perishable, with little resistance to attack by decay fungi and termites, and is also liable to blue stain. It seasons well without degrade. It is generally reported to saw and machine well, but some species are silicious and have a blunting effect on cutters; it is rather difficult to finish; cuts well on rotary lathes or slicers. It is used for purposes such as general carpentry, joinery, veneer and plywood, furniture components[
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