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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Prefers well-drained localities on deep soils[ ]. Always seek advice from a professional before using a plant medicinally. Entandropragma entilins showed moderate in-vitro antimalarial activity against chloroquine-resistant strains of Plasmodium falciparum.

A tree of low to medium elevations in the moist tropics, where it can be found at elevations up to 1, metres. Articles with ‘species’ microformats. Germination starts 13—19 days after sowing.

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Entandrophragma utile leaf, opened fruit and seeds. Repeated soaking of the seeds is reported to improve germination. Lindsey Paretti – Blood Island. Showing 0 of 0 comments.

Entandrophragma utile – Wikispecies

Annali Accademia Italiana di Scienze Forestali Tavole di cubatura di diciotto specie tropicali. Gasson Growth and development Young seedlings grow slowly; root development takes considerable time. The plant is not self-fertile. Natural regeneration is often scarce in the forest, although it has also been reported as abundant[ ]. In Entandrophragmw the bark is claimed to heal peptic ulcers.

It has been suggested that seed supplementation may be necessary to obtain sufficient regeneration in sustainably managed forest. Charred and pulverized bark, mixed with salt and palm oil, is rubbed into scarifications to treat headache.

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It air dries rather slowly, and may be liable to splitting and distortion. The wood saws and works fairly easily with both hand and machine tools, with only slight blunting effects on cutting edges.

Similarly, rats in other sets were simultaneously perfused intragastrically with either the aqueous fresh bark extract of E. Sipo, acajou sipo, acajou assim Fr. Entandrophragma utile Entandrophragma utile x – 23k – jpg www. Tropical Forestry Papers Natural regeneration is often scarce in natural forest, but it has entandrophrwgma been reported as abundant.

To leave a comment please Register or login here All comments need to be approved so will not appear immediately. Hawthorne log wood wood in transverse section wood in tangential section wood in radial section. How to improve the regeneration of African mahoganies in the northeastern block of the Democratic Republic of Congo.

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Quarter-sawn surfaces are irregularly striped. Rodents of Unusual Size. 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[ ].

The grain is slightly interlocked, texture moderately fine. Entandrophragma roburoides Vermoesen Entandrophragma thomasii Le. Fruits often fall unopened. Regeneration in large forest gaps is reportedly poor, but seedlings perform well in small forest gaps.

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Volume 4, Families M—R. When seedlings are grown in pots, it should be taken into account that they develop a long taproot; roots should be cut back several times in the 1—2-year-long period that the seedlings are raised in the nursery. Regeneration in large forest gaps is reportedly poor, but seedlings perform well in small forest gaps. This QR Code is unique to this page. Only comments or links util are felt to be directly relevant to a plant will be included.

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It belongs to the tribe Swietenieae and is related to LovoaKhaya and Pseudocedrela. Locally in Liberia, one tree of more than 60 cm bole diameter per 6 ha can be found. This species is featured in: Sipo mahogany, African cedar, heavy mahogany, brown mahogany En. Please view the copyright link for more information. In Uganda it occurs in rainforest at — m altitude. In some regions it has even become near to extinction, uutile.

Seedling with epigeal germination, but cotyledons often remaining within the testa; hypocotyl 4—8. Ecological profiles of Ghanaian forest trees. It is used to treat malaria and is claimed to heal peptic ulcers[ ].

The lactone entandrophragmin, tetranortriterpenoids called utilins, heptanortriterpenoids called entilins, methyl angolensate and an ergosterol derivative have been isolated from the bark. The seeds are liable to rotting and should hardly be covered with soil.

In Ghana, seedlings reached only up to 1 metre tall after 4 years, in silviculturally treated forest up to 1. You entandrophraga unsubscribe at anytime. Other botanical information Entandrophragma comprises about 10 species and is confined to tropical Africa.