Overview

Aquilaria


Related Overviews

 

'Aquilaria' can also refer to...

 

More Like This

Show all results sharing this subject:

  • Plant Sciences and Forestry

GO

Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

(family Thymelaeaceae)

A genus of trees whose timber is pale and soft, sometimes becoming diseased to form a hard, dense, resiniferous heartwood (aloeswood or eaglewood) yielding a valuable oil for medicinal use and incense. There are 15 species, occurring in India, and from southern China to Malesia.

Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry.


Reference entries

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.