African Plant Database


Aglaia odorata Lour.
Family : MELIACEAE
Notes : [native of Indochine]
Information on the genus : Aglaia
 
 
Status
Status for SA : accepted (cultivated)
Status for TA : accepted (cultivated)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub or tree to 10 m tall, dioecious; indumentum of yellowish-brown stellate scales; leaves of 3-5 leaflets, glabrous; flowers yellow, fragrant, widely spaced in 15 cm long panicles.
Ecology : Native of Indochina (map in C. M. Pannell, A taxonomic monograph of the genus Aglaia…: 300, 1992). – Cultivated as an ornamental; flowers used for flavouring tea and clothes.
 
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Map
carte afrique num 223175
 
Record n°223175 created 2010-12-02 - modified 2012-01-26
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