Simarouba glauca DC.

  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Simaroubaceae
  • Species : Simarouba glauca
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Simarouba amara Aubl.
  • Common name : Aceituno
  • Habit : Tree
  • Flower, Fruit : April
  • Native : Brazil
  • Comments : Fruits appear in the rainy season. The oil is largely used in the preparation of bakery products in Central America. The oil is free from cholesterol.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • World Distribution : Brazil, South Florida to Costa Rica, El Salvador; Inroduced to Old World
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1994- Flora of Orissa Vol. 1
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Arun Singh R., Deepak Kumar, Raja K Swamy and Navendu Page (2016). Digital Flora of Eastern Ghats. glauca. Downloaded on 11 August 2020.


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