Bowdichia virgilioides is a deciduous Tree growing to 20 m (65ft) by 18 m (59ft) at a fast rate. It is hardy to zone (UK) The flowers are pollinated by Insects. Bowdichia virgilioides Trusted Image of Bowdichia virgilioides; Map of Bowdichia virgilioides Explore what EOL knows about Bowdichia virgilioides. Bowdichia virgilioides Kunth, Fabaceae, is a plant commonly employed in the Brazilian folk medicine to treat infl ammatory conditions. Nevertheless, despite its .

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Right plant wrong place. Seed oil is also applied externally for relief from articular pain. Rain and savannah forests, favouring more open positions in well-drained soils[]. Plants For A Future can not take any responsibility for any adverse effects from the use of plants.

Alcornoco is used in landscaping as an ornamental tree. Please view the copyright link for more information. A heavy floral display Photograph by: The wood is resistant to insect attack, hard, heavy, and very durable. For a list of references used on this page please go here A special thanks to Ken Fern for some of the information used on this page.

Cebipira virgiliodes Kunth Kuntze. We are currently updating this section. Only comments or links that are felt to be directly relevant bowdidhia a plant will be included. Lustre is low; growth rings not visible; texture coarse and uneven; grain rarely straight, usually cross or wavy; no distinct odour or taste are present[ ].


Bowdichia virgilioides

All plant pages have their own unique code. If you have important information about this plant that may help other users please add a bowdochia or link below. If you would like to support this site, please consider Donating. Found in the wild mainly on well-drained soils, it can succeed in both dry and poor conditions[ ].

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It cannot grow in vjrgilioides shade. Luciana Bianchini Public domain. The flowers are pollinated by Insects. It is hardy to zone UK Comments have to be approved before they are shown here. Always seek advice from a professional before using a plant medicinally. This QR Code is unique to this page.

Cebipira virgiliodes Kunth Kuntze.

It can be used as a pioneer species when restoring woodland[ ]. A very decorative wood and a good joinery timber, it is used for indoor finishing as floorboards, wainscoting, frames, panels and doors, as well as for hubs, felloes of cartwheels etc[ 46, ]. Publisher Weinheim Year Virgolioides – Description An excellent and very comprehensive guide but it only gives very short descriptions of the uses without any details of how to utilize the plants.

Not easy to work with hand tools, particularly if cross grain is present; it can be planed to a good surface if a low cutting angle is used; rather difficult to nail, but nailing and screw-holding characteristics are good; finishes smoothly and takes a high polish; stains and glues well. Root tubercles and the bark are applied externally to treat various skin conditions.


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Our new book to be released soon is Edible Shrubs. The root tubercles and the bark are antirheumatic, astringent, depurative, febrifuge and hypoglycaemic[]. Other Uses The heartwood, is brown to reddish-brown; it is sharply demarcated from the bowddichia band of almost white sapwood.

Copy and print the QR code to a plant label, poster, book, website, magazines, newspaper etc and even t-shirts. For more information about QR Codes click here. A very low germination rate can be expected from untreated seed, with the seed sprouting within 30 – 60 days[ ].

Antinociceptive and anti-inflammatory activities of Bowdichia virgilioides (sucupira).

A fairly fast-growing tree, able to reach a height of around 3 metres within 2 years from seed[ ]. QR Code What’s this? Bowdichia virgilioides – Kunth. It prefers dry or moist soil and can tolerate drought. It can fix Nitrogen.

Antinociceptive and anti-inflammatory activities of Bowdichia virgilioides (sucupira).

The seed oil is rubbed on the skin to treat articular pain[]. This can usually be done by pouring a bbowdichia amount of nearly boiling water on the seeds being careful not to cook them!

Now containing plants. They are antirheumatic, astringent, depurative, febrifuge and hypoglycaemic. Alex Popovkin, Bahia, Brazil.