Nageia nagi

Species: Nageia nagi

English Name: Nagai Podocarpus

Chinese Name: 竹柏

Family: Podocarpaceae


Also known as Asian Bayberry. Average height 15-20cm, slow growing.

Its wood is used to build houses, utensils, bridges and furniture. Its seeds yield an edible oil, very valuable in oil industry.

Near threatened.

©M. Kesl

©M. Kesl

©D. Stevenson, 2007

©D. Stevenson, 2007


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–  Department of Gardens and Green Areas, Civic and Municipal Affairs Bureau of Macao Special Administrative Region, South China Botanical Garden, Chinese Academy of Science 2005. Flora of Macao (Volume 1). Macao, SAR: Author