Androstachys johnsonii Prain [family EUPHORBIACEAE], in Bull. Misc. Inform., Kew (); – (). —Hutchinson in F.T.A. 6, 1: Androstachys johnsonii is a tree that can grow up to 30 metres tall. The straight, cylindrical bole can be free of branches for up to 15 metres and 60 – 90cm in. Androstachys johnsonii Prain. Higher Classification. Dicotyledons. Family. PICRODENDRACEAE. Synonyms. Androstachys subpeltatis (Sim) Phillips, Weihea.

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Androstachys johnsonii – Useful Tropical Plants

Androstachys mohnsonii Androstachys johnsonii x – 17k – jpg www. The sapwood is yellowish white. Grain Straight; grain has no particular influence on drying, machining and finishing qualities.

Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 95 1: Young plants are not frost tolerant. This page was last edited on 22 Marchat Androstachys johnsonii Wissenschatlicher Name: It is valued for furniture for both indoor and outdoor uses, and for sculptures and turnery.


The fruit is bright green at first and ripens to a light yellow or reddish brown and is covered in fine bristle-like hairs. Email this to a friend Print Share on facebook Tweet this. Scientific Name Androstachys johnsonii Prain. Moulding Easy; no particular problems. Retrieved 27 June Androstachys johnsonii is locally common johnsoniii may even form dense thickets.

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Gluing Glues well if basic gluing technical rules are followed. Citation in scholarly articles. Androstachys johnsonii Androstachys johnsonii Prain x – 97k – jpg www. Stake Posts 5 – Propriedades fisicas e mecanicas da madeira e do contraplacado de Pinus elliottii. Anatomical characteristics, properties and use of traditionally used and lesser-known wood species from Mozambique: Several diterpenoid constituents have been isolated from the heartwood.

Kew Bulletin 45 3: It is resistant to impregnation with preservatives. Trees lose their leaves irregularly. The wood is extremely hard and durable. In Malaysia klin schedule C is considered most suitable.

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Texture This wood has a somewhat fine texture. In South Africa poles used for huts showed no sign of deterioration after 40 years. Citation androstachyd web searches. Diversity and uses of plant species in Goba, Lebombo mountains, Mozambique, with emphasis on trees and shrubs In: There are 65 citation in scholarly articles related to Androstachys johnsonii Prain.


There are 5 Wikipedia citations related to Androstachys johnsonii Prain. Androstachys johnsonii occurs gregariously in deciduous woodland, often on rocky hillsides and stony outcrops, also along seasonal rivers but on well-drained soils, up to m altitude. The grain is usually straight, occasionally wavy, texture fine and even. Scale Models 83 – Algunas caracteristicas fisicomecanicas de la madera de tres especies de la cordillera NeoVolcanica.

Mortising Easy; no particular problems. Wood Science and Technology 42 6: The heartwood is light brown to reddish brown, often with darker veining, it is not clearly demarcated.