A Garapa, Grapiá, Garapeira ou Amarelinho (Apuleia leiocarpa) é uma árvore do género Apuleia. Pode ser encontrada na Amazônia e da zona costeira até a. The wood of Apuleia leiocarpa (Vog.) Macbr. (Leguminosae, subfamily Caesalpinioideae) yielded (+)-pinitol, β-sitosterol and ten flavones. Three of these. Apuleia leiocarpa (Vogel) is an accepted name. This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Apuleia (family Leguminosae). The record.

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Year ISBN Description An extremely concise book, listing approximately 1, species and varieties of plants with their botanical name, common name in Brazil, regions in Brazil where the plant is found, a brief list of uses and any medically active compounds in the plant.

Apuleia leiocarpa Vogel J. The wood is fairly chatoyant, and appears to shift from dark to light coloring in different lighting angles. I think it would hold up great compared to ceder. Cultivated tree Photograph by: Type the digit seven into apuleis box.

Exactly what the title says, apkleia and to the point. Publisher Weinheim Year ISBN – Description An excellent and very comprehensive guide but it only gives very short descriptions of the uses without any details of how to utilize the plants. Comments have to be approved before they are shown here. I am considering using Garapa lumber to leiocarla sauna benches. Glenn DeSpain May 6, at 1: The only concern is heat retention and sitting on the surface.


Garapa has a golden to yellowish brown color, which darkens with age. Garapa is fairly easy to work, despite its density.

Apuleia leiocarpa

Not for the casual reader. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Rated as durable, though vulnerable to termites and other insect attacks. I can not find any information for this particular use. Garapa is not commonly available in lumber form, though it is sometimes used ldiocarpa flooring and decking.

Flooring, decking, dock, and boatbuilding.

Garapa is occasionally leiocarla from South America. Leave A Comment Cancel reply Comment. Readable yet also very detailed. If you would like to support this site, please consider Donating. Cedar seems like the ideal wood for this situation: Publisher Reference Publications; Michigan. Any assistance would be helpful.

Uniform medium texture with a moderate amount of natural luster. Glues and finishes well, and is about average for dimensional stability. Mature seedpods Photograph by: If you have any useful information about this plant, please leave a comment.


Apuleia leiocarpa – Useful Tropical Plants

Although severe reactions are quite uncommon, Garapa has been reported to cause skin irritation. Do you feel this would be spuleia bad choice using Garapa? South America Tree Size: Developing seedpods Photograph by: Apuleia molaris Spruce apuleis Benth. Eric May 6, at Stunning photographs of each species, brief details on the plant, its uses and how to grow it from seed.

Tropical Plants Database, Ken Fern. Grain is usually straight, but can also be interlocked. It can be downloaded from the Internet.

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