Acrocarpus fraxinifolius. Fabaceae – Caesalpinioideae. Wight et. Arn. mundani. Acrocarpus fraxinifolius (Herbert Menendez). Acrocarpus fraxinifolius (Herbert. Acrocarpus combretiflorus Teijsm. & Binn. Synonym. Acrocarpus fraxinifolius var. guangxiensis & Synonym. Acrocarpus grandis (Miq.)Miq. Acrocarpus fraxinifolius orginates from tropical Asia, where it occurs naturally from Nepal and India to Thailand, southern China and western Indonesia.

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Uses and Management Uses and Management Uses. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Acrocarpus fraxinifolius. Acrocarpus fraxinifolius shingle tree ; flowering habit. It cannot acrocarpud in the shade. Acrocarpus fraxinifolius Scientific classification Kingdom: P ink Cedar or Mundani is a fast-growing flowering and timber tree native to parts of the Indian subcontinent and Southeast Asia, its natural range extending from the foothills of the Himalayas, east to forested highland areas in Myanmar BurmaThailand and Indonesia.

Its leaf fall adds nutrients and wcrocarpus to the soil and are suitable fraxinkfolius mulching[ ]. Flowers bisexual, green, in dense, erect, axillary racemes, deflexed; pedicels short; bracts small, cauducous; calyx campanulate, disc-lined, lobes 5, lanceolate, equal; petals 5, narrow, subequal; stamens 5, exserted, crimson coloured; anthers versatile; ovary half inferior, stipitate, ovules many; style short, incurved; stigma minute.

Leaves arranged spirally, bipinnately compound with 2— 3—5 pairs of pinnae and 4—7 —9 pairs of leaflets per pinna, with or without a terminal leaflet; stipules small, caducous; fraxinlfolius and main rachis up to 80 cm long; leaflets ovate to ovate-oblong, 3.

An ideal and unusual addition for the warm or hot exotic garden, this tree, whilst still leafless, has up to 20 dense heads of attractive and unusual reddish-green to orange flowers hanging from the branch ends and dripping nectar. The Commonwealth Forestry Review. There are 13,—47, dry seeds per kg. Forest Ecology and Management Caesalpiniaceae Leguminosae – Caesalpinioideae. There are citation in web searches related to Acrocarpus fraxinifolius Arn.


Properties of selected less-known tropical hardwood. The flowers are pollinated by Bees, Insects. It is noted for attracting wildlife. It can fix Nitrogen. Fruit is an elongated and flattened pod, long-stipitate, and narrowly winged.

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Larval host plants of the butterflies of the Western Ghats, India Desc: It produces good mulch. It is hardy to zone UK 10 and is frost tender.

Metazoan community composition in tree hole aquatic habitats of Silent Valley National Park and Habit Large deciduous tree with buttresses, up to 40 m tall. Leaves Leaves compound, bipinnate, very large, pinnate, paripinnate; stipules caducous; pinnae pairs, each acroxarpus pairs of leaflets; lamina x 1. The portal will be unavailable all day on Sunday 23rd Dec for maintenance. QR Code What’s this? The seedlings are pricked out into beds or containers and placed in full sunlight[ ].

Acrocarpus fraxinifolius Acrocarpus fraxinifolius x – 9k – jpg www. It coppices vigorously, the rotation period for fuel is 8 – 10 years and for timber 30 – 40 years[ ].

Acrocarpus fraxinifolius

This species has a symbiotic relationship with certain soil bacteria, these bacteria form nodules on the roots and fix atmospheric nitrogen. The wood of Pink Cedar is hard and strong. Evergreen or deciduous, medium-sized tree up to 30 —50 m tall; bole columnar, branchless for up to 20 —30 m, up to fraxinivolius cm in diameter, often with small buttresses; bark surface smooth or slightly rough, pale grey or pale brown; twigs often with prominent lenticels. It is a light demander and pioneer, but can tolerate slight shade when young.

Some of this nitrogen is utilized by the growing plant but some can also be used by other plants growing nearby[ ]. Nomenclature and Classification Nomenclature and Classification.


Problem features The winged seedpods are designed for dispersal by wind, which can carry them afar and because the seed germinate readily, may cause it to be potentially invasive. Study on the effect of wood preservatives on the glue bond strength of rraxinifolius. It is known to be deep rooted and because of its fast growth and the quality of its wood, which is hard and strong, it is planted in many tropical and subtropical regions of the world.

Large Acrocarpus fraxinofolius tree near Bhowali, Uttarakhand, India. Journal of the Timber Development Association of India, 39 4: Title Branches and foliage. Acrocarpus fraxinifolius shingle tree 1. It is heavy, moderately hard, and compact. Young plants have been observed to behave as climbers and stranglers of other trees[ ].

Further details may be available acrocapus individual references in the Distribution Table Details section which can be selected by going to Generate Report. Because it physically resembles ash and walnut woods, it is used as a substitute for these two species.

Backhuys Publishers, 5 3 Streets RJ, The use of wildlings is reported for India. It prefers moist soil. There are 3 news article citations related to Acrocarpus fraxinifolius Arn. This website is provided for general information only. Growth of older trees is still rapid, fraxinigolius observed in Tanzania where the mean annual increment of 13 year old trees was cm in height and 19mm in diameter.

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