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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Cheryl Nath et al. It is a pioneer species in its native range, regenerating rapidly in burnt areas and where the soil has recently been exposed. Acrocarpus fraxinifolius Acrocarpus fraxinifolius x – 9k – jpg www.

Your comments The flower labeled Pink Cedar is The heartwood is pale pinkish, bright red to reddish brown with darker streaks, distinctly demarcated from the pale yellowish sapwood. Journal of the Timber Development Association of India, 39 4: It has proved to be very good for the reforestation of open areas[ ].

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Einfluss ausgewahlter Standortsfaktoren in Abhangigkeit von zehn nicht Stickstoff fixierenden Baumarten auf die Ertragsbildung wichtiger Feldfruchte unter agroforstlichen Anbaubedingungen. A natural pioneer species, it is fast growing and adds atmospheric nitrogen to the soil.

There are citation in scholarly articles related to Acrocarpus fraxinifolius Arn. Acrocarpus fraxinifolius obtained from Zimbabweflora.

Citation in news articles. Leaves compound, bipinnate, very large, pinnate, paripinnate; stipules caducous; pinnae pairs, each with pairs of leaflets; lamina x 1. There are 13,—47, dry seeds per kg. Fruit a pod 12 x 2 cm, flat ligulate, dehiscent, the upper suture winged; seedsobovate, oblique, compressed. A textual diagnostic description of the species that is not necessarily structured.


Retrieved from ” https: 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.

Studies on working qualities of Indian timbers. Seedling with epigeal germination; hypocotyl elongated; cotyledons leafy, slightly fleshy. Large Acrocarpus fraxinofolius tree near Bhowali, Uttarakhand, India. Acrocarpus fraxinifolius is a deciduous Tree growing to 30 m 98ft by 22 m 72ft at a fast rate.

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The Silviculture of Indian Trees, Vol. In the early spring, just before or as the tree first leafs out, appear the many scarlet-red flowers in 3 to 6 inch long dense axillary racemes near, but not at, the branch tips. Home page Acrocarpus fraxinifolius. A deep rooting plant, the roots can penetrate up to 4. Leaves bipinnate, alternate; stipules free, lateral, deciduous; rachis cm long, stout, glabrous, pulvinate; pinnae pairs, paripinnate, cm long, slender glabrous; leaflets per pinnae, opposite, estipellate; petiolule upto 4 mm long, slender, glabrous; lamina 7.

In East Africa the rotation period for fuelwood production is 8—10 years, for timber production 30—40 years. It is easy to raise in the nursery, its survival after planting is generally very high and it grows fast. There are 20 citations in Afrirefs related to Acrocarpus fraxinifolius Arn.


Acrocarpus fraxinifolius shingle tree ; flowering habit.

This species has a symbiotic relationship with certain soil bacteria, these bacteria form nodules on the roots and fix atmospheric nitrogen. Young trees are susceptible to termite attack. The wood is used for interior trim, panelling, furniture and cabinet work.

Title Trunk and bark Caption Acrocarpus fraxinifolius shingle tree ; trunk and bark. You can translate the content of this page by selecting a language in the select box. Zech W, Drechsel P, They are followed by long, flat and winged seedpods that turn brown when mature, about six weeks after the flowering period has ended.

Acrocarpus fraxinifolius – Pink Cedar

Seed pods of the Acrocarpus fraxinofolius on a tree near Bhowali, Uttarakhand, India. Under natural xcrocarpus, some seeds may germinate within a week, while others may lie dormant for a year before germinating.

Young plants have been observed to behave as climbers and stranglers of other trees[ ].