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Useful Tropical Plants

Teijsmanniodendron ahernianum

(Merr.) Bakh.

Lamiaceae

+ Synonyms

Vitex aherniana Merr.

Vitex bankae H.J.Lam

Vitex bogoriensis H.J.Lam

Vitex bulusanensis Elmer

Vitex curranii H.J.Lam

Xerocarpa avicenniifoliola H.J.Lam

Common Name:

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General Information

Teijsmanniodendron ahernianum is a tree growing around 9 - 50 metres tall. The bole can be 10 - 60cm in diameter, with thin buttresses around 200cm high]1830].
The tree is harvested from the wild for local use as a source of materials.
The plant is classified as 'Least Concern' in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species(2009)[
1830
Title
The genus Teijsmanniodendron Koord. (Lamiaceae)
Publication
Kew Bulletin Vol. 64; 587-625 (2009)
Author
de Kok R.P.J.; Rusea G. & Latiff A.
Website
https://doi.org/10.1007/s12225-009-9156-9
Publisher
 
Year
2009
ISBN
 
Description
 
].

Known Hazards

None known

Botanical References

1830
Title
The genus Teijsmanniodendron Koord. (Lamiaceae)
Publication
Kew Bulletin Vol. 64; 587-625 (2009)
Author
de Kok R.P.J.; Rusea G. & Latiff A.
Website
https://doi.org/10.1007/s12225-009-9156-9
Publisher
 
Year
2009
ISBN
 
Description
 

Range

Southeast Asia - Indonesia, eastern Malaysia, Philippines to New Guinea and the Solomon Islands.

Habitat

Primary and secondary (submontane) forest, sometimes in heath forest or swamps on clay-loam to white sand, sometimes over granite, (ultra)-mafic or iron-ore rich soils; at elevations up to 1,000 metres[
1830
Title
The genus Teijsmanniodendron Koord. (Lamiaceae)
Publication
Kew Bulletin Vol. 64; 587-625 (2009)
Author
de Kok R.P.J.; Rusea G. & Latiff A.
Website
https://doi.org/10.1007/s12225-009-9156-9
Publisher
 
Year
2009
ISBN
 
Description
 
].

Properties

Conservation StatusLeast Concern
Other Uses Rating *  *
HabitTree
Height30.00 m
Cultivation StatusWild

Cultivation Details



Plants can flower and produce fruit all year round[
1830
Title
The genus Teijsmanniodendron Koord. (Lamiaceae)
Publication
Kew Bulletin Vol. 64; 587-625 (2009)
Author
de Kok R.P.J.; Rusea G. & Latiff A.
Website
https://doi.org/10.1007/s12225-009-9156-9
Publisher
 
Year
2009
ISBN
 
Description
 
].

Edible Uses

None known

Medicinal

None known

Other Uses

The heartwood is blackish-brown; the sapwood white to brown. The wood is very hard. The strong timber is used in house construction and as tool handles[
1830
Title
The genus Teijsmanniodendron Koord. (Lamiaceae)
Publication
Kew Bulletin Vol. 64; 587-625 (2009)
Author
de Kok R.P.J.; Rusea G. & Latiff A.
Website
https://doi.org/10.1007/s12225-009-9156-9
Publisher
 
Year
2009
ISBN
 
Description
 
].

Propagation

Seed -
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