The wood is used for construction in house building, planks, flooring, joinery and food containers. It is suitable for interior trim, ship building. Find technical and marketing information for lesser-used tropical timber species, LUS. Learn more on our Ebiara (Berlinia grandiflora) page. Group. Dicot. Family. Fabaceae – Caesalpinioideae. Genus. Berlinia. Species. Berlinia grandiflora (Vahl) Hutch. & Dalziel. Notes. (fr: melegba des galeries).
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The wood is moderately durable, being moderately resistant to termite attacks, but liable to pinhole and marine borer attacks. Boring Moderately easy; tools must be cautiously sharpened.
The heartwood is pink brown to dark red brown with dark brown or purple streaks, it is clearly grwndiflora. Beams 11 – Prospect: Trees often flower at the end of the dry season. The rates of shrinkage are rather high, from green to oven dry 5. Mortising Moderately easy; tools must be cautiously sharpened.
EBIARA (Berlinia grandiflora)
Bark extracts showed anthelmintic activity in rats infected with Nippostrongylus brasiliensis and against the free-living soil nematode Caenorhabditis elegans. It is not suited for uses with risks of permanent or long-lasting humidification. Botanical Description The tree reaches a height of 32 to 43 m. Moderately resistant to termites attack.
Ebiara (Berlinia grandiflora) | ITTO
Resistance To Impregnation Difficult to treat with only a low penetration of the preservative products. Berlinia grandiflora will remain of local importance for its wood and medicine. Sanding Easy to perform; it gives good results. The grain is interlocked, texture medium to coarse. It is occasionally brandiflora by livestock, especially sheep and goats. Betulinic acid was identified as active component.
Parquet 15 – Empire Timbers. Furniture, Luxury 22 – Dry kiln schedules for commercial woods. It prefers deep and well-drained soils. Moulding Moderately easy; tools must be cautiously sharpened.
Response To Hand Tools No particular problems. Vessels per mm2 less than 6 rare. The trunk diameter attains up to cm. Navigation menu Personal tools Log in Request account. Berpinia 31 – Embassy of Colombia in Japan.
Cookies help us deliver our services. Berlinia grandiflora belongs to section Berliniacharacterized by petals that are very grandifkora in length and by small bracts. Scientific Name Berlinia grandiflora Hutch.
Very little is known grandiglora its growth and development, propagation and planting and proper management measures. The tree reaches a height of 32 to 43 m. Tangential diameter of vessel lumina micras or more large.
Sliced Veneer Suitable for slicing, also suitable for peeling if treated. Steps 17 – Tree Conservation Database. Internal Growth Stresses No residual growth stresses are found. Frames 16 – Woods of the World. Picking-up of grain at planed surfaces can be problematic.