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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The Commonwealth Forestry Review.

Trees and shrubs for agroforestry in Rwanda. Evergreen or deciduous, medium-sized tree up to 30 —50 m tall; bole columnar, branchless for up to 20 —30 m, up to — cm in diameter, often with small buttresses; bark surface smooth or slightly rough, pale grey or pale brown; twigs often with prominent lenticels.

Acrocarpus fraxinifolius / IPlantz

Promoting native trees Desc: The new leaflets, when they emerge, are bright red, giving a colourful display before gradually ageing to green. Plants are very sensitive to frost[ ]. It is heavy, moderately hard, and compact.

Acrocarpus fraxinifolius is widely planted as ornamental tree. Title Line artwork Caption Acrocarpus fraxinifolius shingle tree 1. Or, Login with your user account:. Acrocarpus fraxinifolius shingle tree 1. Don’t need the entire report? Forest Ecology and Management, 64 Citation in news articles. In East Africa the rotation period for fuelwood production is 8—10 years, for timber production 30—40 years.


In any event, the source must be explicitly quoted. There are citation in web searches related to Acrocarpus fraxinifolius Arn. The wood is suitable for indoor construction, furniture, fence posts, beehives, boxes, packing cases, roof shingles, veneer and plywood.

However, its low natural resistance to decay and termites limits its use outdoors. Acrocarpus fraxinifolius obtained from Zimbabweflora. Frxxinifolius is a light demander and pioneer, but can tolerate slight shade when young. Coimbatore, Dindigul, Madurai, Nilgiri, Tirunelveli. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Acrocarpus fraxinifolius. Commercial timber resources of Kenya. Send a request for permission.


It has bipinnately compound leaves with 5 to 6 pairs of dark green 3 inch long oblong leaflets that are a bright reddish pink color when first emerging, then a pinkish yellow and finally a lime green color before maturing, giving the tree a multicolored look at the branch tips much of the spring and summer. Acrocarpus fraxinifolius shingle tree ; flowering habit.

Root growth characteristics of some exotic and indigenous tree species in the Nigerian savanna. Impacts Forms dense stands, shading out native species. The use of wildlings is reported for India.

It is easy to work with tools and is well suited for turnery, carving and polishing[ ]. Acrocarpus fraxinifolius has very deep roots up to 4.


Acrocarpus fraxinifolius at San Marcos Growers

Can include ecosystem services. Backhuys Publishers, 5 3 Streets RJ, Exotic forest trees in the British Commonwealth. They should be acrocarpua into a well-drained, sandy compost at any time of the year, and covered thinly with sand or grit and kept moist.

Acrocarpus fraxinifolius orginates from tropical Asia, where it occurs naturally from Nepal and India to Thailand, southern China and western Indonesia.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Some information cannot be used for commercial reasons or be modified but some can. Description P ink Cedar or Mundani is a fast-growing flowering and timber tree native to parts of the Indian subcontinent and Southeast Asia, its natural range extending from the foothills of the Himalayas, east to forested highland areas in Myanmar BurmaThailand and Indonesia.

In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. The leaves are bright red when young, giving the tree its characteristic appearance.

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