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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MOABI (Baillonella toxisperma)
The wood glues, nails and finishes well, and has good steam-bending properties. Very durable to decay; without preservative treatment. We are currently updating this section. Lindsey Paretti – Blood Island.
There are citation in web searches baillonell to Baillonella toxisperma Pierre. Partial shading is favourable for seedling development. Locally in Gabon people move into temporary camps in January to February, bailonella the moabi trees are fruiting. Under optimal nursery conditions seedlings may reach 35 cm in height after 6 weeks, 45 cm after 3 months and 1.
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X Close Image credit. Its uniform reddish brown colour and fine baiolonella make it popular for veneer, furniture, decorative uses and flooring. In the nursery the balllonella half of the seed is buried, with the scar pointing downwards. Flooring 14 – Handbook of Hardwoods. Wood with satiny lustre on quarter-sawn surfaces. This is a QR code short for Quick Response which gives fast-track access to our website pages.
Baillonella toxisperma is declining over large parts of its range due to overexploitationas it is both a highly desired hardwood for international export, and can provide a locally prized edible oil. Seeds ellipsoid, slightly laterally compressed, c.
Although minimum diameter logging restrictions are in place, the species appears to be in decline and has been classified as vulnerable by the IUCN. The mortality of seedlings in the nursery is very low.
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The oil is applied as a pomade to the hair and used in soap manufacture, and it is applied externally to treat rheumatic pains. Botanical Description The tree reaches a height baillonell more than 50 m with straight cylindrical boles to 32 m in length.
Wildscreen Toxsiperma – Tom Hooker: Tropical timbers of the world. This page was last edited on 16 Novemberat Sawing Sawing of this species requires powerful equipment.
Which species are on the road to recovery? Texture This wood has a somewhat fine texture.
Seedlings are planted out into the field, when about 4 – 5 months old, at the start of the rainy season under the light shade of about 10 retained adult trees per ha. The sapwood is susceptible to attack by insects and fungi. According to the IUCN classification, moabi is toxispermz because of overexploitation and habitat degradation.
Occasionally seen as lumber or decorative veneers. Once dry, the wood is stable. Cutting cycles of 30 years, as often practised, threaten moabi populations seriously. Sign up to our newsletter Get the latest wild news direct to your inbox. Roberty and douka Tieghemella africana Bailloneola. Shimane University, Matsue, Japan, pp.
Decoctions of the bark are used against kidney conditions, tooth pain, toxispera, vaginal infections, and problems in respiratory and digestive tracts.
Baillonella toxisperma is a deciduous Tree growing to 50 m ft by 40 m ft at a fast rate.
Rodents of Unusual Size communitycoypudocumentaryecosystemenvironmentfilmmakerfilmmakinginvasiveinvasive speciesrodentsUSAWetlandswildlife Monday 24 September Wildscreen With – Tom Hooker: Heartwood is resistant to Lyctus attacks. Copy and print the QR code to a plant label, poster, book, website, magazines, newspaper etc and even t-shirts. Pygmy families move to localities where clusters of trees are found and stay there for 2—8 weeks.
Blunting Effect Severe blunting effect; stellited blades for sawing and carbide tools for machining are recommended. Volume 5, Families S—Z, Addenda.
Baillonella comprises a single species and resembles Tieghemella and Mimusopsthe first differing in the absence of stipules and its thicker seed coat, the latter in its seed with small and basal scar.
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It can be stored for 1—2 years. Fruit a large, globose, smooth berry 5—8 cm in diameter, grey-green, becoming greenish yellow when ripe, containing 1—2 —3 bai,lonella in a pale yellowish pulp. Natural Distribution Found in the dense equatorial forests of Africa.