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Useful Tropical Plants

Ryparosa caesia

Blume

Salicaceae

+ Synonyms

Common Name:

Ryparosa caesia
Drawing of the leaves, flowers and fruit
Photograph by: Annals of the Royal Botanic Garden, Calcutta, vol. 5(2): t. 153 (1891)
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General Information

Ryparosa caesia is a small tree growing about 15 metres tall. The bole can be around 30cm in diameter[
609
Title
Flora de Macau e de Timor
Publication
 
Author
Paulo Emilio Cvique Santos
Publisher
 
Year
0
ISBN
 
Description
Available as a PDF on the Internet, it gives brief details of several hundred species of plants growing in eastern Indonesia.
].
The edible fruit is gathered from the wild for local consumption. The tree also supplies a useful timber.

Known Hazards

None known

Botanical References


Range

Southeast Asia - Indonesia.

Habitat

Not known

Properties

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

Cultivation Details

Not known

Edible Uses

Fruit[
609
Title
Flora de Macau e de Timor
Publication
 
Author
Paulo Emilio Cvique Santos
Publisher
 
Year
0
ISBN
 
Description
Available as a PDF on the Internet, it gives brief details of several hundred species of plants growing in eastern Indonesia.
].

Medicinal

None known

Other Uses

The wood is hard, heavy and durable[
46
Title
Dictionary of Economic Plants.
Publication
 
Author
Uphof. J. C. Th.
Publisher
Weinheim
Year
1959
ISBN
-
Description
An excellent and very comprehensive guide but it only gives very short descriptions of the uses without any details of how to utilize the plants. Not for the casual reader.
]. It is used for bridge making, house construction and beams[
46
Title
Dictionary of Economic Plants.
Publication
 
Author
Uphof. J. C. Th.
Publisher
Weinheim
Year
1959
ISBN
-
Description
An excellent and very comprehensive guide but it only gives very short descriptions of the uses without any details of how to utilize the plants. Not for the casual reader.
].

Propagation

Seed -
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