Moabi wood is used for joinery and carpentry in exterior applications, e.g. for doors, windows, garden furniture and marine construction. Its uniform reddish. The moabi (Baillonella toxisperma) has a low population density (about 1 per 10 ha). It only reaches sexual maturity at 90– years, and regeneration occurs. Summary. African Pearwood (Baillonella toxisperma), otherwise known as False Shea Butternut, is a large, tropical tree that can reach up to 60 m high with a.

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Exploitation of moabi in the humid dense forests of Cameroon.

Fruits ripen just before the start of the long rainy season, from June to August. The low growth rate and often poor baillonslla regeneration make it even more liable to genetic erosion or even extinction in forest liable to baillonela exploitation. Grain is straight to wavy. The wood is heavy, hard, elastic, very durable, with a resistance to fungi, Lyctus beetles, termites and marine borers.

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Retrieved 13 January Sliced Veneer Suitable for slicing, also suitable for peeling if treated. Cabinet 24 – Empire Timbers.

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There are 4 Wikipedia citations related to Baillonella toxisperma Pierre. Moabi can be found on all soil types except on marshy soil.

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Handcraft 66 – Maderas latinoamericanas. Baillonella toxisperma wood radial surface. Tangential diameter of vessel lumina to micras small. The allelopathic compound 3-hydroxyuridine has been isolated from the leaves, stems and roots of the tree[ ]. Heartwood is resistant to Lyctus attacks. Partial shading is favourable for seedling development. The sapwood is susceptible to attack by insects and fungi. The seed kernel contains a fatty oil that is used in traditional medicine[ ].

Blunting Effect Severe blunting effect; stellited blades for sawing and carbide tools for machining are recommended. You will receive a range of benefits including: QR Codes are barcodes that can be read by mobile phone smartphone cameras. For more information about QR Codes click here. Bush pigs and porcupines eat the seeds, and bush pigs and antelopes destroy seedlings while eating the fleshy cotyledons and young shoots. X Close Link to this photo Embed this Arkive thumbnail link “portlet” by copying and pasting the code below.

Painting and varnishing with the principal industrial products do not cause problems. Usually scattered in primary rainforest on all soil types except marshy soil[ ]. Under optimal nursery conditions seedlings may reach 35 cm in height after 6 weeks, 45 cm after 3 months and 1. This species is featured in: At what part of the world does this wood grow!!!??? Redrawn and adapted by Iskak Syamsudin. Harmonization and improvement of two conflicting ways of exploitation of the same forest resource.

The oil is applied as a pomade to the hair and used in soap manufacture, and it is applied externally to treat rheumatic pains. Fruit a large, globose, smooth berry 5—8 cm in diameter, grey-green, becoming greenish yellow when ripe, containing 1—2 —3 seeds in a pale yellowish pulp. Baillonella toxisperma bole x – 69k database. Also known as African pearwood, djave nut.


Sometimes called African Pear, though the wood bears little botanical relation to true Pear Pyrus genus.

In Cameroon fruit collection starts in July or August. Tavole di cubatura di diciotto specie tropicali.

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The wood is difficult to work due to the presence of silica 0. In particular, the oil is applied externally to the pained area caused by such ailment.

Baillonella toxisperma

Although the growth of planted trees can be faster than in natural forest, timber exploitation can not toxispegma expected within a century. Although minimum diameter logging restrictions are in place, the species appears to be in decline and has been classified as vulnerable by the IUCN.

Moabi trees are important for local populations because of their valuable fruit, and those close to villages should be protected, taking into account that they start fruiting many decades after germination. This information is baillone,la authentication by a species expert, and will be updated as soon as possible.

Furniture Cabinets 21 – Tropical timbers of the world. The seed kernel contains a fatty oil that is used in cooking[]. Baillonella toxisperma – Pierre.

It is also used as pomade bailkonella the hair and in soap making. It can be stored for 1 – 2 years[ ]. Which species are on the road to recovery?