Saurauia cuchumatanensis Standl. & Steyerm.
Saurauia matudae Lundell
Saurauia conzattii is a shrub or small tree growing up to 7 metres tall[
The edible fruit is sometimes gathered from the wild and used locally.
Central America - Guatemala to Mexico.
Advanced forest, dark rain forest, limestone areas; at elevations from 1,500 - 3,000 metres[
]. Wet mixed mountain forest at elevations of 2,000 - 3,000 metres in Guatemala[
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A plant of the moist tropics, where it can be found at elevations above 1,500 metres[
The plant fruits abundantly[
]. Very sweet and mucilaginous[
]. The globose fruit is about 6mm in diameter[
We have no information on the wood of this species, but the following is a general description of the wood from species in this genus.
The wood is little used, except locally for fuel. It is a pale reddish brown throughout; not attractive; lustre rather low; odourless and tasteless; rather light, but firm, tough, and strong; texture medium; grain straight; easy to cut, saws finely woolly, is rather hairy under the plane; probably not durable. Useful locally for general carpentry and interior construction[
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