Summary. Otherwise known as Aloes wood and Malacca eagle-wood, Agar wood (Aquilaria malaccensis) is a tropical small tree that grows up to 40 m high and. Latin Aquilaria, eagle, after its common name in Malacca ― eagle wood; Latin malaccensis, of Malacca, referring to one locality in the natural distribution of this . Growth and Mineral Nutrition of Aquilaria Malaccensis (Karas) In Two Habitats As Affected By Different Cultural Practices. Article (PDF.

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For more information about QR Codes click here. The incense is also used as an insect repellent[ ].

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The resin is used to flavour curries in Malaysia[ ]. Malacvensis China, it is used as a sedative against abdominal complaints, asthma, colic and diarrhoea. You will receive a malaccwnsis of benefits including: It is also made into writing material which was formerly only used for chronicles of important events and religious books[ ]. It is sown in nursery beds, about 5 mm deep in a mixture of soil, sand and manure and kept under light shade. Agar-wood oil is an essential oil obtained by water and steam distillation of agar wood.

The texture is rather coarse and the wood diffuse-porous. It is believed that the tree is first attacked by a pathogenic fungus, which causes it to weaken. Always seek advice from a professional before using a plant medicinally.


Germination starts after 10 – 12 days and is normally complete after 1 month[ ]. Oriental and woody-aldehydic bases,? You can unsubscribe at anytime. The oil is so rare and expensive that it is only produced on request[ ]. Otherwise known as Aloes wood and Malacca eagle-wood, Agar wood Aquilaria malaccensis. The timber of healthy trees is used for making boxes, in light construction, and veneer.

Aquilaria malaccensis (agarwood)

QR Codes are barcodes that can be read by mobile phone smartphone cameras. It is highly valued for its strength and durability and is made into cloth and ropes[ ]. Views Read Edit View history. Smartphone users quickly have information on a plant directly for aquilara pfaf.

The seedlings are very prone to insect attack[ ]. It is threatened by habitat loss. This species forms an association with endotrophic mycorrhizal fungi[ ].

In trade a distinction between the wood from these species is rarely made[ ]. This page was last edited on 14 Decemberat It is suitable for making boxes, light indoor construction aquilaris veneer[ ].

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Commonly found scattered in primary and secondary forest, mainly in plains but also on hillsides and ridges up to metres[ ].

It is aqullaria to flavour curries. As a result Iran is no longer considered as habitat for or producer of agarwood. Aquilaria sinensis, from China, has lobes 8mm long.


They are ready for transplanting when 30 – 35 cm tall and 10 – 12 months old[ ]. Seed should be sown immediately, as it remains viable for only about 1 month. Fungi are involved in the process, but the process itself is not yet fully understood. Copy and print the QR code to a plant label, poster, book, website, magazines, newspaper etc and even t-shirts.

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In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. They have been malaccenss as reaching a height of nearly 5 metres and a diameter of 30 cm 8 years after planting, whilst 67 year old plantation trees in Malaysia had reached an average height of 27 metres and a diameter of 38 cm[ ].

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Because of the resin content the scented wood is relatively hard, brittle and heavy[ ]. Against Mycobacterium tuberculosis and Shigella flexneri[ ].

It produces interesting odour notes with clove oil, e. It is used in luxury perfumery for application in e.