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Useful Tropical Plants

Styrax lanceolatus

P.W.Fritsch

Styracaceae

+ Synonyms

Styrax argenteus parvifolius E.Carranza

Common Name:

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General Information

Styrax lanceolatus is an evergreen tree growing up to 6 metres tall[
628
Title
Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden. Volume 84
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org
Publisher
Missouri Botanical Garden
Year
1997
ISBN
 
Description
Includes a treatment of the genus Styrax in Central America.
].
The wood is occasionally harvested from the wild for local use.

Known Hazards

None known

Botanical References

628
Title
Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden. Volume 84
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org
Publisher
Missouri Botanical Garden
Year
1997
ISBN
 
Description
Includes a treatment of the genus Styrax in Central America.

Range

Southern N. America - eastern Mexico.

Habitat

Quercus-Podocarpus forests, wet forests; found on hillsides and disturbed sites at elevations from 800 - 1,500 metres[
628
Title
Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden. Volume 84
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org
Publisher
Missouri Botanical Garden
Year
1997
ISBN
 
Description
Includes a treatment of the genus Styrax in Central America.
].

Properties

Other Uses Rating *  *
HabitEvergreen Tree
Height6.00 m
Cultivation StatusWild

Cultivation Details

A plant of the subtropics to tropics, where it is found at elevations from 800 - 1,500 metres.

Edible Uses

None known

Medicinal

None known

Other Uses

The wood is occasionally made into posts when constructing dwellings[
628
Title
Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden. Volume 84
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org
Publisher
Missouri Botanical Garden
Year
1997
ISBN
 
Description
Includes a treatment of the genus Styrax in Central America.
].

Propagation

Seed -
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