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Useful Tropical Plants

Styrax acuminatus

Pohl

Styracaceae

+ Synonyms

Strigilia acuminata (Pohl) Miers

Styrax alutaceus Seub.

Common Name:

Styrax acuminatus
Illustration of the leaves and flowers
Photograph by: Johann Baptist Emanuel Pohl; Plantarum Brasiliae icones et descriptiones hactenus ineditae. Vol. 1
Public domain

General Information

Styrax acuminatus is a tree with a more or less cylindrical bole[
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 sometimes harvested from the wild for its timber, which is used locally.

Known Hazards

None known

Botanical References


Range

S. America - Paraguay, southeast Brazil.

Habitat

Not known

Properties

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

Cultivation Details

Not known

Edible Uses

None known

Medicinal

None known

Other Uses

The white wood is very pliable, easily worked. It is used for carpentry, internal applications and as a source of pulp for paper making[
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.
,
461
Title
Diccionario das Plantas Uteis do Brasil
Publication
 
Author
Correa M.P.
Publisher
Imprensa Nacional; Rio de Janeiro
Year
1926
ISBN
 
Description
A massive work in 6 volumes giving details of the various uses of Brazilian plants.
].

Propagation

Seed -
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