Chloroxylon swietenia provides a decorative timber, used for furniture, panelling, pattern making, interior trim, cabinet work, flooring, boxes, crates, interior. PDF | Chloroxylon swietenia belonging to family Rutaceae is a medicinal and aromatic tree of dry deciduous forests. It is used in decorative veneer, furniture and. Summary. Chloroxylon swietenia or commonly known as East Indian Stainwood is a tropical, medium-sized deciduous tree native to southern India.
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The flowers are small, creamy-white, produced in panicles ; the fruit is an oblong three-segmented capsule 2.
Because of its strength it is also used for heavy construction, railway sleepers, boat building and agricultural equipment. A neat finishing makes it possible to obtain a perfectly polished surface and a beautiful glazed effect.
User Group specific search options Title. The leaves are pinnate, the bark is slightly corky and thick, the flowers are small, creamy white, and the fruits are oblong three-segmented capsules. Chloroxylon swietenia Chloroxylon swietenia- East Swietena Showing 0 of 0 comments. The bark and leaves are used as fish poison. Essential oil obtained from the leaves and stems have anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties.
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Both the leaf and the stem oils exhibited moderate to strong activities against a panel of bacteria and fungi. In India most plant parts are used in traditional medicine.
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The grain is usually interlocked or wavy, texture fine and even. The wood is used to make ploughs and handles for agricultural implements. Fruiting from throughout the year. Retrieved from ” https: The wood is strong and hard. You may select the license of your choice. Coumarins and quinolinone alkaloids have been identified in the stem bark[ ]. The sap wood along with other ingredients is given in small doses to bring out the placenta.
Fruit An oblong, loculicidal capsule, 3-valved; seedsoblong, compressed, apically winged. QR Code What’s this? Succeeds in most soils that are well-drained[ ].
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It would be worthwhile to explore the possibilities of small-scale plantations in Africa. You can translate the content of this page by selecting a language in the select box. Best supported on Google Chrome, Firefox 3. Retrieved from ” https: It is made into decorative veneer, which is, however, unsuitable for plywood manufacture because of its weight.
Chloroxylon swietenia has shown good growth rates in Nigeria. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. Search in all groups Search within this group.
Chloroxylon swietenia provides a decorative timber, used for furniture, panelling, pattern making, interior trim, cabinet work, flooring, boxes, siwetenia, interior joinery, carvings, toys, musical instruments and luxury goods. Flowers bisexual, pubescent, white, in axillary and terminal panicles; calyx short; lobes 5, The grain is usually interlocked or wavy, texture fine and even. The tree has shown good growth rates in Nigeria[ ].
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Dry deciduous forest on poor, well-drained sandy or rocky soils, at low to medium altitudes[ ]. Interesting Facts Makes high quality fuelwood.
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