Aquilaria rostrata

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Aquilaria rostrata
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Malvales
Family: Thymelaeaceae
Genus: Aquilaria
Species: A. rostrata
Binomial name
Aquilaria rostrata
Ridley

Aquilaria rostrata is a species of plant in the Thymelaeaceae family. It is a tree endemic to Peninsular Malaysia. It is sometimes used for agarwood,[1] but unsustainable harvesting is believed to be threatening agarwood-producing species and therefore is discouraged by environmental groups.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Biotechnology in Agriculture and Forestry 33:Medicinal and Aromatic Plants VII. Y. P.S. Bajaj. Springer, 1999.
  2. ^ Burfield , Tony. " Threatened & Vulnerable Aromatic Species:." January 2005.http://www.cropwatch.org/cropwatch7.htm Archived September 29, 2007, at the Wayback Machine. (accessed August 25, 2007).