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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The fatty seed oil is similar to that of Tieghemella and shea butter tree Vitellaria paradoxa C. Sustainable production in natural forest is therefore not possible. Elephants are the main seed dispersers. In the nursery the lower half of the seed is buried, with the scar pointing downwards.

Drying Defects Ease of Drying: Baillonella toxisperma wood in radial foxisperma.

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However, fresh seeds stored at 4? The residues of oil extraction are sometimes used as fish poison. Click on “show more” to view them. Other fruit-eating mammals such as giant pouched rats Cricetomys emini and monkeys may also disperse seeds, as well as man. Image credit Link to this image Add to scrapbook How you can use this image.


We are currently updating this section. X Close Image credit. There are citation in scholarly articles related to Baillonella toxisperma Pierre. Tangential diameter of vessel lumina to micras small. Actual Dry Kiln Program http: Rodents of Unusual Size.

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The residues of oil extraction are sometimes used as fish poison[ ]. Responds well to steam bending. Les plantes utiles du Gabon. It may NOT bailolnella used within Apps. When they reach the embryo, the seed will not germinate; otherwise the development of the seedling may be strongly retarded. Rays 1 to 4 seriate.

Are there reference price?? Baillonella toxisperma wood tangential surface. You will receive a range of benefits including: It is not toxsperma for the seeds to pass through the intestines for germination, but it does accelerate germination slightly.

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Sliced Veneer Suitable for slicing, also suitable for peeling if treated. Not to be confused with Dacryodes edulis, the African pear.

Natural Durability Very durable to decay; without preservative treatment. Commercial exploitation of moabi started in the mid s. Journal for Farming Systems Research Extension 5 1: Mimusops obovata Pierre ex Engl. Gluing Baillondlla to glue because of high density. It is hardy to zone UK Baillonella toxisperma Aluka – Baillonella toxisperma It has been estimated from growth rings and C 14 dating that a tree with a bole diameter of 1 m was years old and one with a diameter of 2.


Schedule proposed baillonells a reference by comparison with well known species taking into account to the general technological behavior of this species.

Mortising Moderately easy; tools must be cautiously sharpened. Polishing Can be polished without surface preparation. Leave A Comment Cancel reply Comment.

MyARKive offers the scrapbook feature to signed-up members, allowing you to organize your favourite Arkive images and videos and share them with friends. Plants For A Future have a number of books available in paperback and digital form. Log is banned for international tra. This is a QR code short for Quick Response which gives fast-track access to our website pages. Only comments or links that are felt to be directly toxispeerma to a plant will be included. Moabi is a very large African tree, frequently yielding figured lumber and veneer; not too unlike Makore.

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Knife Handles 33 – Embassy of Gabon in Japan. Volume 5, Families S—Z, Addenda. Texture This wood has a somewhat fine texture.