Aquilaria rostrata

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Aquilaria rostrata
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: 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,[2] but unsustainable harvesting is believed to be threatening agarwood-producing species and therefore is discouraged by environmental groups.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ World Conservation Monitoring Centre 1998. Aquilaria rostrata. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 20 August 2007.
  2. ^ Biotechnology in Agriculture and Forestry 33:Medicinal and Aromatic Plants VII. Y. P.S. Bajaj. Springer, 1999.
  3. ^ 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).