Bowdichia virgilioides is a deciduous Tree growing to 20 m (65ft) by 18 m (59ft) at a fast rate. It is hardy to zone (UK) The flowers are pollinated by Insects. Bowdichia virgilioides Trusted Image of Bowdichia virgilioides; Map of Bowdichia virgilioides Explore what EOL knows about Bowdichia virgilioides. Bowdichia virgilioides Kunth, Fabaceae, is a plant commonly employed in the Brazilian folk medicine to treat infl ammatory conditions. Nevertheless, despite its .

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The seed oil is rubbed on the skin to treat articular pain[]. Lustre is low; growth rings not visible; texture coarse and uneven; grain rarely straight, usually cross or wavy; no distinct odour or taste are present[ ].

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Found in the wild mainly on well-drained soils, it can succeed in both dry and poor conditions[ ]. Our new book to be released soon is Edible Shrubs. Bowdichia virgilioides – Kunth. Some information cannot be used for commercial reasons or be modified but some can.

Other Uses The heartwood, is brown to reddish-brown; it is sharply demarcated from the narrow band of almost white sapwood. This QR Code is unique to this page. For a list of references used on this page please go here A special thanks to Ken Fern for some of the information used on this page. It is hardy to zone UK A very decorative wood and a bodwichia joinery timber, it is used for indoor finishing as floorboards, wainscoting, frames, panels and doors, as well as for hubs, felloes of cartwheels etc[ 46, ].


They are vjrgilioides, astringent, depurative, febrifuge and hypoglycaemic. You can translate the content of this page by selecting a language in the select box.

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It can fix Nitrogen. A heavy floral display Photograph by: Publisher Weinheim Year ISBN – Description An excellent and very comprehensive guide but it only gives very short descriptions of the uses without any bwodichia of how to utilize the plants.

Alcornoco, Bowdichia virgilioides, is a fairly fast-growing tree that can be used as pioneer species when restoring woodland. Some of virglioides nitrogen is utilized by the growing plant but some can also be used by other plants growing nearby.

Cebipira virgiliodes Kunth Kuntze. Always seek advice from a professional before using a plant medicinally. Succeeds in a sunny position[ ]. When the seedbed-sown seedlings are 5 – 6cm tall, pot them up into individual containers and they should be ready to plant out 5 – 6 months later[]. Plants For A Future have a number of books available in paperback and digital form.

Bowdichia virgilioides is a deciduous Tree growing to 20 m 65ft by 18 m 59ft at a fast rate. A fairly fast-growing tree, able to reach a height of around 3 metres within 2 years from seed[ ]. We are currently updating this section.


Antinociceptive activity of aqueous extract of Bowdichia virgilioides in mice.

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Seed oil bowwdichia also applied externally for relief from articular pain. Now containing plants. Plants For A Future can not take any responsibility for any adverse effects from the use of plants.

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Tropical Plants Database, Ken Fern. The wood is hard, strong, stiff, fairly heavy, very durable and very resistant to insect attack[]. Luciana Bianchini Public domain. You will receive a range of benefits including: