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 Aluleia An extremely concise book, listing approximately 1, species and varieties of plants with their botanical name, common name in Brazil, regions in Brazil zpuleia the plant is found, a brief list of uses and any medically active compounds in the plant. Tropical Plants Database, Ken Fern.

Garapa is not commonly available in lumber form, though it is sometimes used for flooring and decking. Any assistance would be helpful.

Uniform medium texture with a moderate amount of natural luster. Garapa is occasionally exported from South America.

South America Tree Size: Flooring, decking, dock, and boatbuilding. Publisher Reference Publications; Michigan. Garapa is fairly easy to work, despite its density.


Leave this field empty. Glenn DeSpain May 6, at 1: Leave A Comment Cancel reply Comment. Stunning photographs of each species, brief details on the plant, its uses and how to grow it from seed. Now containing plants. I think it would hold up great compared lfiocarpa ceder.

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Mature seedpods Photograph by: Rated as durable, though vulnerable to termites and other insect attacks. Not for the casual reader.

It can be downloaded from the Internet. The only concern is heat retention and sitting on the surface. Type the digit seven into the box. A superb work, with the minor irritation that the translation from Portuguese is not of the best. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Cultivated tree Photograph by: If you would like to support this site, please consider Donating.

Cedar seems like the ideal wood for this situation: Last update on The price should be moderate for an imported hardwood. Exactly what the title says, brief and to the point.

I am considering using Garapa lumber to rebuild sauna benches. Readable yet also very leiocapra. Although severe reactions are quite uncommon, Garapa has been reported to cause skin irritation. Eric May 6, at Apuleia leiocarpa Vogel J. Comments have to be approved before they are shown here. The wood is fairly chatoyant, and appears to shift from dark to light coloring in different lighting angles. If you have any useful information about this plant, please leave a comment.

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I can not find any information for this particular use. Garapa has a golden to yellowish brown color, which darkens with age.

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Developing seedpods Photograph by: Grain is usually straight, but can also be interlocked. Do you feel this would be a bad choice using Garapa? Apuleia molaris Spruce ex Benth. Publisher Weinheim Year ISBN – Description An excellent and very comprehensive guide but it only gives very short descriptions of the uses without apulia details of how to utilize the plants.

Glues and finishes well, and is about average for dimensional stability.