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Guarea guidonia is an evergreen Tree growing to 15 m (49ft) by 12 m (39ft) at a slow rate. It is hardy to zone (UK) It is noted for attracting wildlife. Suitable for: . Range Description: Guarea guidonia is a very widespread species. It is native to South and Central America and Cuba, Haiti, Dominican Republic, U.S. Virgin. Meliaceae. Genus. Guarea ex L. Species. Guarea guidonia (L.) Sleumer. = Guarea alba = Guarea alternans = Guarea andreana .

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This pretty wood makes fine furniture and cabinets, since it resembles mahogany and Spanish-cedar and takes a high polish. Fruiting branch Photograph by: The resin obtained from the leaves and the stem, as well as the pulverised bark, is used locally as styptic[ ]. QR Code What’s this? The first formed leaflets are often guieonia smaller and a different shape to those produced later. Germination rates are usually low, with the seed sprouting within 30 – 50 days[ ].

This page was last edited on 15 Februaryat In this area it is often a large tree of high forest.

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A superb work, with the minor irritation that the translation from Portuguese is not of the best. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

This is a QR code short for Quick Response which gives fast-track access to our website pages. It is harvested from the wild for medicinal purposes and timber. Trunk with slash to show the wood Photograph by: The bark contains the alkaloid rusbyine[46 ].


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Guarea guidonia is related to G. Newly planted young trees are fairly slow-growing[ ]. Plants For A Future have a number of books available in paperback and digital form. Habitats Lowland forests in Panama[ ]. A reddish Sandal oil is obtained from the wood[46 ].

The rather large number of species and varieties reduced to synonymy here, fall easily within the range of G. It also provides shade in coffee plantations. The very attractive heartwood is pinkish to red, turning light reddiish brown; the sapwood is whitish to brownish. Embryo with thick, plano-convex, superposed or rarely oblique cotyledons; radicle abaxial towards the apex, extending to surface.

The seed contains angustinolide, a tetranotriterpenoid[ ]. America – Panama, Costa Rica; Caribbean. MuskwoodCarrapeta, Cedro Macho.

Our new book to be guidoia soon is Edible Shrubs. Yuarea ecological preferences are different and they differ in a number of morphological characters. Leaves collected when dormant will differ from those in active growth.

Guarea gomma is a large tree of non-flooded forest not riverbanks. Its narrow ecological amplitude may in part account for the relatively small amount of morphological variation in such a widely distributed species. Guarea xiroresana probably belongs in G. Species Description – Young branches densely to sparsely puberulous or pubescent, soon becoming glabrous, typically smooth, dark brown with conspicuous pale lenticels, less frequently pale greyish-brown.

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To leave a comment please Register or login here All comments need to be approved so will not appear immediately. The boiled leaves are used as an emetic[ ]. Staminal tube cylindrical, 3. The leaves are considered to be toxic to cattle[ ]. The amount of indumentum on the inflorescence is fuidonia variable, and this tuidonia has been used to distinguish some of the earlier species, e. For more information about QR Codes click here. Plants can flower and produce fruit for most of the year[ ].


Plants For A Future can not take guisonia responsibility for any adverse effects from the use of plants. It was distinguished by the pale greyish twigs not dark brown as is typicalbut plants showing this feature are now known from such widely separated places as Cuba, Bolivia, Brazil Mato Grosso and Panama.

The leaves are pinnate, with 4—6 pairs of leaflets, the terminal leaflet present. Usually a small or medium sized tree to 20 m but reaching larger sizes in western Amazonia. Guarea tuberculata purgans A. This Meliaceae -related article is a stub.

Retrieved 5 August In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. A juice obtained from the roots and stems is abortifacient, emmenagogue, purgative and violently emetic[ ]. The seeds are covered with an orange red pulp. You can unsubscribe at anytime. Petals 3-valvate or slightly imbricate, 5- 5.

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