Entandrophragma utile is a deciduous Tree growing to 45 m (ft) by 30 m (98ft) at a slow rate. It is hardy to zone (UK) The plant is not self-fertile. Suitable. Entandrophragma utile in the Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN) , U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service. BOTANIC DESCRIPTION. Entandrophragma utile is a large tree up to 60 m and more in height, with a DBH of more than cm. Crown regular with few.

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Gastric effluents were collected every 30 min and 10 ml aliquots were titrated against 0. Seeds can be stored for about 3 months in sealed containers in a cool place, but insect damage, to which they are very susceptible, should be avoided, e. Entandrophragma utile various parts of the tree obtained from W.

Germination starts 13—19 days after sowing.

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Natural regeneration is often scarce in natural forest, but it has also been reported as abundant. The wood has a faint cedar-like smell. Entandrophragma utile Entandrophragma utile x – 23k – jpg www. The commercial interest in the valuable timber of Entandrophragma utile has resulted in extraction of large individuals from the forest in many regions, e.

The gluing, staining and polishing properties are satisfactory, but the entandrophrzgma bending properties are poor. The seed weight is about g. Entandrophragma utile is an important timber species of Ghana for export. Bark extracts have shown fungicidal activity against Pyricularia oryzae[ ].


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Finishing usually gives good results, with a nice polish, but the use of a filler may be needed. Ebtandrophragma Forestry Papers Fruits often fall unopened. Sipo, acajou sipo, acajou assim Fr. Flora of Africa Sapindales genera Meliaceae.

A massage with a bark maceration is considered useful as tonic and stimulant. This QR Code is unique to this page.

Genetic resources The commercial interest in the valuable timber of Entandrophragma utile has resulted in extraction of large individuals from the forest in many regions, e. Wood that can not be valorised as timber may utilw used as firewood and for charcoal production.

It is used in joinery, interior trim, panelling, stairs, furniture, cabinet work, ship building, veneer and plywood, construction, flooring, etc. The useful plants of West Tropical Africa. For more information about QR Codes click here.

The bark sap is taken internally, or used as a wash, to treat stomach-ache and kidney pain[ ]. You can unsubscribe at anytime.

An ecological atlas of woody plant species. Lindsey Paretti – Blood Island EntanrrophragmachimpanzeeconservationfilmIn the Enrandrophragmalab chimpsLiberiaPrimatesprimatologyrehabilitationtrue storywildlifewildlife filmWildscreen Festival. Stumps and striplings have been used for propagation, but the success rate of stumps was low[ ].

Agricultural Research Reports2nd Impression. The wood is moderately heavy; soft to moderately hard; moderately durable, being moderately resistant to powder-post beetle, pinhole borer, termite and marine borer attacks.


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Rodents of Unusual Size. In forests in Congo in the beginning of the s Entandrophragma utile was selectively logged in a rotation of 30—40 years, together with Entandrophragma cylindricum Sprague Sprague and Triplochiton scleroxylon K. Views Read Edit View history. Under nursery conditions, however, seedlings can reach 40 cm tall in 6 months and 75 cm in one year. A tendency of charring is present in drilling operations. It is suitable for construction, flooring, vehicle bodies, boxes, crates, carvings and turnery.

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Part 1 — Africa. Entandrophragma utile Entandrophragma utile x – 87k – jpg christian. The seeds are liable to rotting and should hardly be covered with soil. Wood-anatomical description IAWA hardwood codes: Seedling growth of three co-occurring Entandrophragma species Meliaceae under simulated light environments: The bark is used in traditional medicine in Central Africa. By using our services, you agree to our use of cookies. Propagation and planting The seed weight is about g.

Showing 0 of 0 comments. It is massaged in to the affected joints to relieve rheumatism, and it is dropped into the eyes to treat eye inflammations and into the ear to treat otitis[ ].