Alchornea triplinervia

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Alchornea triplinervia
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Malpighiales
Family: Euphorbiaceae
Subfamily: Acalyphoideae
Tribe: Alchorneae
Subtribe: Alchorneinae
Genus: Alchornea
Species: A. triplinervia
Binomial name
Alchornea triplinervia
(Spreng.) Müll.Arg.
Synonyms
  • Alchornea janeirensis Casar.
  • Alchornea nemoralis Mart.
  • Antidesma triplinervium Spreng. [1]

Alchornea triplinervia is a commercial timber tree [2] native to Amazon Rainforest, Atlantic Forest, and Cerrado vegetation in Brazil. This plant is found in the following states of Brazil: Amazonas, Bahia, Espírito Santo, Goiás, Mato Grosso, Mato Grosso do Sul, Minas Gerais, Paraná, Rio de Janeiro, Rio Grande do Sul, Rondônia, Roraima, Santa Catarina, and São Paulo. [3] It is also used as a honey plant.

References[edit]

  1. ^ (Portuguese) Lorenzi, Harri (1992) Árvores Brasileiras (Brazilian Trees) Nova Odessa: Plantarum. p. 98
  2. ^ Alchornea triplinervia at Richter, H.G., and Dallwitz, M.J. 2000 onwards. Commercial timbers: descriptions, illustrations, identification, and information retrieval. In English, French, German, Portuguese, and Spanish. Version: 16th April 2006.
  3. ^ (Portuguese) Alchornea triplinervia at Instituto de Pesquisas e Estudos Florestais

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