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Useful Tropical Plants

Styrax radians

P.W.Fritsch

Styracaceae

+ Synonyms

Common Name:

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General Information

Styrax radians is an evergreen tree usually growing up to 12 metres tall, but with some specimens to 20 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.
].
The wood is of good quality and is used locally.

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

Central and southern N. America - south and west Mexico.

Habitat

Quercus savannahs, Quercus-Pinus forests, ecotones between subtropical deciduous forest and tropical subdeciduous forest, tropical subdeciduous forests, tropical deciduous forests; often in valley bottomlands or barrancas, from 400 - 1,400 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
Height10.00 m
Cultivation StatusWild

Cultivation Details

Not known

Edible Uses

None known

Medicinal

None known

Other Uses

The wood is tough and durable[
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.
]. It is used for ox yokes, ploughs etc[
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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