Aquilaria malaccensis

Common name in Sri Lanka is Agarwood tree

PES Database

Common Name(s)  Agarwood
Botanical Name  Aquilaria malaccensis
Origin of species  Exotic
Family  Thymelaeceae
AF notation / physiognomy  V7
Plant reference # on ER Plant DATABASE  130
Photosynthetic Biomass
-Weight per leaf -0.7g
-Leaf cycle -Annual
-Length -5-11 cm
-Width -5-4 cm
Conservation Status
Growth Rate  Very fast
Crown type  Round
Propagation method  Seed
Root type  Tap root
Preferred Soils
Impact on Soil
Salinity tolerance  No
Human uses
Economic Importance  Medicinal, luxury perfume, aromatic resin, oil
Distribution  Wet zone low and mid country
Light preferences  Full sun
Flowering time
Flower Color  Green
Fruit type  Fleshy fruit