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Useful Tropical Plants

Terminalia pellucida

C.Presl

Combretaceae

+ Synonyms

Terminalia iwahigerisis Elmer

Common Name:

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General Information

Terminalia pellucida is a tree that can grow 25 - 30 metres tall. The straight, cylindrical bole can be up to 100cm in diameter[
721
Title
Commercial Woods of the Philippines; Their Preparation and Uses
Publication
Philippines Bureau of Forestry Bulletin No. 14
Author
Schneider E.E.
Website
http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org
Publisher
Bureau of Forestry; Manilla.
Year
1916
ISBN
 
Description
A series of booklets dealing with various aspects of the Philippine forests. This volume looks at the preparation and uses of the commercial woods of the Philippines. It can be downloaded from the Internet.
].
The tree is harvested from the wild for its wood, which is used locally and also traded.
The plant is classified as 'Vulnerable' in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species(2013)[
338
Title
IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://www.iucnredlist.org/
Publisher
 
Year
0
ISBN
 
Description
A list of plants under threat and facing possible extinction, usually with brief details of the threats and information on habitat.
].

Known Hazards

None known

Botanical References

451
Title
Flora Malesiana Series 1
Publication
 
Author
Various
Website
http://www.archive.org
Publisher
Nationaal Herbarium Nederiand, Universiteit Leiden branch
Year
0
ISBN
 
Description
A massive treatment of the plants of the Malaysian Archipelago. Much of it has been made available to download from the Internet

Range

Southeast Asia - Philippines.

Habitat

Lowland forest[
338
Title
IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://www.iucnredlist.org/
Publisher
 
Year
0
ISBN
 
Description
A list of plants under threat and facing possible extinction, usually with brief details of the threats and information on habitat.
,
451
Title
Flora Malesiana Series 1
Publication
 
Author
Various
Website
http://www.archive.org
Publisher
Nationaal Herbarium Nederiand, Universiteit Leiden branch
Year
0
ISBN
 
Description
A massive treatment of the plants of the Malaysian Archipelago. Much of it has been made available to download from the Internet
].

Properties

Conservation StatusVulnerable
Other Uses Rating *  *  *
HabitTree
Height25.00 m
Cultivation StatusWild

Cultivation Details

Not known

Edible Uses

None known

Medicinal

None known

Other Uses

The wood colours water a pale yellow[
909
Title
Forest Types and Products; The Principal Forest Trees
Publication
Philippines Bureau of Forestry Bulletin No. 10
Author
Whitford H.N.
Website
http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org
Publisher
Bureau of Forestry; Manilla
Year
1911
ISBN
 
Description
A series of booklets dealing with various aspects of the Philippine forests. This volume gives a brief description of the main timber species in the Philippines . It can be downloaded from the Internet.
].

The heartwood is brown or reddish brown, often with lighter and darker streaks; it is not clearly demarcated from the light brown sapwood. The texture is fairly fine, glossy; the grain somewhat crossed and curly. The wood is moderately hard; moderately heavy; somewhat durable being resistant to beetle attack. It is not difficult to work. The wood is used in construction for purposes such as beams, joists, rafters; posts above stumps; flooring, sheathing, and ceilings; as well as for furniture and cabinetwork[
721
Title
Commercial Woods of the Philippines; Their Preparation and Uses
Publication
Philippines Bureau of Forestry Bulletin No. 14
Author
Schneider E.E.
Website
http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org
Publisher
Bureau of Forestry; Manilla.
Year
1916
ISBN
 
Description
A series of booklets dealing with various aspects of the Philippine forests. This volume looks at the preparation and uses of the commercial woods of the Philippines. It can be downloaded from the Internet.
].

Propagation

Seed -
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