Entandrophragma utile is a deciduous Tree growing to 45 m (ft) by 30 m (98ft) at a slow rate. It is hardy to zone (UK) The plant is not self-fertile. Suitable. Entandrophragma utile in the Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN) , U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service. BOTANIC DESCRIPTION. Entandrophragma utile is a large tree up to 60 m and more in height, with a DBH of more than cm. Crown regular with few.
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Entandrophragma utile 1, base of bole; 2, flowering twig; 3, fruit with one valve removed. Journal of Ethnopharmacology 29 1: Wood that can not be valorised as timber may be used as firewood and for charcoal production. This QR Code is unique to this page. The species is characterized as a non-pioneer light demander and is generally noted to be more light-demanding and tolerant of dry conditions than other embers of the genus.
In some regions it has even become near to extinction, e. Bark extracts showed fungicidal activity against Pyricularia oryzae. Leaves alternate, clustered near ends of twigs, paripinnately compound with 12— 14—32 leaflets; stipules absent; petiole 5—15 cm long, with 2 faint lateral ribs or slightly winged at base, rachis up to 45 cm long, slightly grooved; petiolules 1—5 mm long; leaflets opposite to alternate, oblong-elliptical to oblong-lanceolate or oblong-ovate, 3.
Entandrophragma utile Entandrophragma utile x – 87k – jpg christian. The aqueous bark extract of E. Entandrophragma utile is an important timber species of Ghana for export. Tavole di cubatura di diciotto specie tropicali.
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Entandrophragma comprises about 10 species and is confined to tropical Africa. Entandrophragma utile is characterized as a non-pioneer light demander. Overhead shade promotes the survival of young seedlings, utilee are liable to mite and insect attacks in full sunlight. Plant Resources of Tropical Africa Introduction.
Flora of Africa Sapindales genera Meliaceae. Entandrophragka bole is traditionally used for dug-out canoes. Repeated soaking of the seeds is reported to improve germination. It belongs to the tribe Swietenieae and is related to LovoaKhaya and Pseudocedrela. It may NOT be used within Apps. Entandrophragma utile Entandrophragma utile, Sprague x – 20k – jpg www.
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Biodiversity of West African forests. Entandrophragma utile is an important timber species of Ghana for export. Acta Polonial Pharmaceutica Other botanical information Entandrophragma comprises about 10 species and is confined to tropical Africa. Entandrophragma utile illustration from Vermoesen x – 79k – jpg www. Useful trees and shrubs for Uganda: Flowers unisexual, regular, 5-merous; pedicel 2—3 mm long; calyx cup-shaped, shortly lobed, 0.
The gluing, staining and polishing properties are satisfactory, but the steam bending properties are poor. Natural regeneration is often scarce in natural forest, but it has also been reported as abundant. The wood is not liable to splitting in nailing and screwing, with good holding properties.
Saplings are more light-demanding than those of other members of the genus[ ]. Volume 4, Families M—R.
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Entandrophragma utile opened fruit. However, they usually open on the tree and the seeds are dispersed by wind, although most seeds seem to fall close to the mother tree.
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Prospects The low growth rates under natural conditions, the long time needed to reach maturity in terms of fruit production and poor dispersal ability of the seed seem to be serious drawbacks for sustainable management of Entandrophragma utile populations, making very long rotation cycles inevitable. In Cameroon the bark is used to treat malaria. A massage with a bark maceration is considered useful as tonic and stimulant. Liberian high forest trees.
Secretory elements and cambial variants: Woody plants of western African forests: In southern Cameroon exploitable trees occur very scattered; the average density is up to one tree of more than 60 cm bole diameter per 20 ha, and the average wood volume is up to 0.