Herb: Turpentine Tree
Latin name: Syncarpia glomulifera
Synonyms: Syncarpa glomulifera, Syncarpia laurifolia, Syncarpia procera
Family: Myrtaceae (Myrtle Family)
Description of the plant:
Habitat of Turpentine Tree:Coastal scrub forests, preferring deep fertile soils in valleys.
Other uses of the herb:The plant can be used to make a good screen. Wood - very durable, hard, tough, heavy, resisting marine borers.
Propagation of Turpentine Tree:Seed -
Cultivation of the herb:Coastal scrub forests, preferring deep fertile soils in valleys.
Medicinal use of Turpentine Tree:None known
Known hazards of Syncarpia glomulifera:None known
Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.