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Useful Tropical Plants

Pyranthus lucens

(R.Vig.) Du Puy & Labat

Fabaceae

+ Synonyms

Mundulea lucens R.Vig.

Common Name:

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General Information

Pyranthus lucens is a shrub.
The plant is sometimes harvested from the wild for local use of its wood.

Known Hazards

None known

Botanical References


Range

Africa - western Madagascar.

Habitat

Dry scrub and woodland at elevations below 500 metres[
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Title
African Flowering Plants Database
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Website
http://www.ville-ge.ch/musinfo/bd/cjb/africa/recherche.php
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Conservatoire et Jardin Botaniques.
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0
ISBN
 
Description
Contains information on over 150,000 plant names (including synonyms) giving a description and habitat, plus a distribution map.
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Properties

Other Uses Rating *  *
HabitShrub
Height0.00 m
Cultivation StatusWild

Cultivation Details

Not known

Edible Uses

None known

Medicinal

None known

Other Uses

The wood is hard and durable. It is used for beams and posts in house building[
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Title
Protabase - Plant Resources of Tropical Africa.
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Author
 
Website
http://www.prota.org
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Year
0
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Description
An excellent on-line database with detailed information on over 3,200 species of useful plants of Africa.
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Propagation

Seed -
Cite as: Tropical Plants Database, Ken Fern. tropical.theferns.info. 2023-02-03. <tropical.theferns.info/viewtropical.php?id=Pyranthus+lucens>

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