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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They are applied externally in the treatment of skin conditions[]. A heavy floral display Photograph by: Stunning photographs of each species, brief details on the virgiioides, its uses and how to grow it from seed.

If you have any useful information about this plant, please leave a comment. Alcornoco is used in landscaping as an ornamental tree.

QR Codes are barcodes that can be read by mobile phone smartphone cameras. Our new book to be released soon is Edible Shrubs. The flowers are pollinated by Insects.

Publisher Reference Publications; Michigan. You can translate the content of this page by selecting a language in the select box. Close-up of the flowers Photograph by: Sow the seed in a sunny position in a nursery seedbed or in individual containers. Some information cannot be used for commercial reasons or be modified but some can. We are currently updating this section.

The root tubercles and the bark are antirheumatic, astringent, depurative, febrifuge and hypoglycaem. When the seedbed-sown seedlings are 5 – 6cm tall, pot them up into bowdivhia containers and they should be ready to plant out 5 – 6 months later[]. If you have questions about a plant please use the Forum on this website as we do not have the resources to answer questions ourselves. Virgiliiodes flowering tree Photograph by: You will receive a range of benefits including: Bowdichia virgilioides – Kunth.


You can unsubscribe at anytime. Other Uses The heartwood, is brown to reddish-brown; it is sharply demarcated from the narrow bowwdichia of almost white sapwood.

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Last update on Please view the copyright link for more information. Plants For A Future can not take any responsibility for any adverse effects from the use of plants. All plant pages have their own unique code. Lupeol and an alkaloid have been isolated from the bark[]. 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.

This is a QR code short for Quick Response which gives fast-track access to our website pages. Publisher Weinheim Year ISBN – 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. To leave a comment bowdichi Register or login here All comments need to be approved so will not appear immediately.

Antinociceptive activity of aqueous extract of Bowdichia virgilioides in mice.

Root tubercles and the bark are applied externally to treat various skin conditions. 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. 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[ ].

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, ]. In the rainforest, it is a large evergreen tree up to 36 m tall but in the savannah it is much smaller and can grow up to 16 m only. Always seek advice from a professional before using a plant medicinally.


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Some of this nitrogen is virgliioides by the growing plant but some can also be used by other plants growing nearby. It can fix Nitrogen. It is hardy to zone UK Year ISBN Description An extremely concise book, listing approximately 1, species and varieties of plants with their virgiiloides name, common name in Brazil, regions in Brazil where the plant is found, a brief list of uses and any medically active compounds in the plant.

Plants For A Future have a number of books available in paperback and digital form. A fairly fast-growing tree, able to reach a vowdichia of around 3 metres within 2 years from seed[ ]. Established plants are drought tolerant[ ]. QR Code What’s this? This taxon has not yet been assessed. The wood is hard, strong, stiff, fairly heavy, very durable and very resistant to insect attack[]. Seed oil is also applied externally for relief from articular pain.

Found in the wild mainly virgilioixes well-drained soils, it can succeed in both dry and poor conditions[ ].

Smartphone users quickly have information on a plant directly for the pfaf. Seed – it has a hard seedcoat and may benefit from scarification before sowing to speed up germination. virgiliodes