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Useful Tropical Plants

Styrax warscewiczii

Perkins

Styracaceae

+ Synonyms

Common Name:

Styrax warscewiczii
Close-up of the flower
Photograph by: Alex Monro
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General Information

Styrax warscewiczii is an evergreen tree usually growing up to 20 metres tall, but with some specimens to 30 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 sometimes gathered from the wild for use as a fuel.

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 America - Panama, north to Mexico.

Habitat

Cloud forests, Quercus-Pinus forests, montane wet, dry and rainforests, pastures, savannas; in primary or secondary growth, in valleys and along streams, in open or shaded situations, roadsides, rock outcrops, lava flows; from 1,100 - 3,200 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
Height15.00 m
Cultivation StatusWild

Cultivation Details


Found on heavy clay loam soils in the wild[
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.
].
Plants can flower and fruit all year round[
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.
].

Edible Uses

None known

Medicinal

None known

Other Uses

The wood is used for fuel[
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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