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Useful Tropical Plants

Pterospermum grandiflorum

Craib

Malvaceae

+ Synonyms

Common Name:

Pterospermum grandiflorum
Undersides of the leaves
Photograph by: Tony Rodd
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General Information

Pterospermum grandiflorum is an evergreen tree with an irregular crown; it can grow up to 25 metres tall[
720
Title
Adansonia Vol. 9
Publication
Bulletin du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle Tome 9
Author
 
Website
http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org
Publisher
Muséum National D'Histoire Naturelle; Paris.
Year
1987
ISBN
 
Description
A botanical publication. It contains a treatment of the littoral members of the genus Sesbania. It can be downloaded from the Internet.
].
The tree is harvested from the wild for local use of its wood.

Known Hazards

None known

Botanical References


Range

Southeast Asia - Thailand.

Habitat

Dry evergreen and moist upper mixed deciduous forests at elevations from 500 - 1,000 metres[
944
Title
Thai Forest Bulletin (Botany) No. 23
Publication
 
Author
 
Publisher
The Forest Herbarium; Bangkok.
Year
1995
ISBN
0495-3843
Description
A botanical journal, publishing papers on taxonomy (especially vascular plants), nomenclature, phylogeny, systematics, plant geography, and floristics; also morphology, palynology, cytotaxonomy, chemotaxonomy, anatomy and other relevant disciplines.
].

Properties

Other Uses Rating *  *
HabitEvergreen Tree
Height20.00 m
Cultivation StatusWild

Cultivation Details


Succeeds in full sun.

Edible Uses

None known

Medicinal

None known

Other Uses

The wood is used for interior construction[
944
Title
Thai Forest Bulletin (Botany) No. 23
Publication
 
Author
 
Publisher
The Forest Herbarium; Bangkok.
Year
1995
ISBN
0495-3843
Description
A botanical journal, publishing papers on taxonomy (especially vascular plants), nomenclature, phylogeny, systematics, plant geography, and floristics; also morphology, palynology, cytotaxonomy, chemotaxonomy, anatomy and other relevant disciplines.
].
The wood is a good fuel[
720
Title
Adansonia Vol. 9
Publication
Bulletin du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle Tome 9
Author
 
Website
http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org
Publisher
Muséum National D'Histoire Naturelle; Paris.
Year
1987
ISBN
 
Description
A botanical publication. It contains a treatment of the littoral members of the genus Sesbania. It can be downloaded from the Internet.
,
944
Title
Thai Forest Bulletin (Botany) No. 23
Publication
 
Author
 
Publisher
The Forest Herbarium; Bangkok.
Year
1995
ISBN
0495-3843
Description
A botanical journal, publishing papers on taxonomy (especially vascular plants), nomenclature, phylogeny, systematics, plant geography, and floristics; also morphology, palynology, cytotaxonomy, chemotaxonomy, anatomy and other relevant disciplines.
].

Propagation

Seed -
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