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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It has proved to be very good for the reforestation of open areas[ ].

Citation in web searches. It is known to have been planted as a windbreak in some areas[ ]. Search in all groups Search within this group. BoxAH Wageningen, Netherlands.

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Acrocarpus fraxinifolius at San Marcos Growers

Generate a print friendly version containing only the sections you need. As the trees require a large crown for optimal growth, regular thinnings are necessary until the stand is fully developed.

Fruit fraxonifolius Seed Pod flat, ligulate, dehiscent, winged; seedsobovate, oblique, compressed. Flowers bisexual, green, in dense, erect, axillary racemes, deflexed; pedicels short; bracts small, cauducous; calyx campanulate, disc-lined, lobes 5, lanceolate, equal; petals 5, narrow, subequal; stamens 5, exserted, crimson coloured; anthers versatile; ovary half inferior, stipitate, ovules many; style short, incurved; stigma minute.

Tell a friend about this flower! This tree is monospecific only one in the genus that is native to the montane rainforests below 4, feet along the Himalayas of eastern India and Myanmar Burma and further to the southeast through the Malay Peninsula to Sumatra and Java.


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User Group specific search options Title. The heartwood is an attractive dark red and well-formed logs are sawn into planks for making light articles such as crates, pallets and boxes, including boxes for beehives. To the maximum extent permitted by law, fraxinigolius accepts no liability whatsoever to any person arising from or connected with the use of or reliance on any information or advice provided on this website or acgocarpus into it by reference, including any dataset or data it contains.

The Silviculture of Indian Trees. The wood is easy to saw and work, especially when green. A pioneer species, it regenerates primarily in small, burnt areas, on open patches where fresh soil has been exposed and along newly constructed roads[ traxinifolius.

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Views Read Acrocarpsu View history. Rachis and leaf insertion. The flowers are pollinated by Bees, Insects. Seedlings are ready for planting out when 3 months old and 30 – 45 cm tall[ ]. Technology Biodiversity in India. Seedling with epigeal germination; hypocotyl elongated; cotyledons leafy, slightly fleshy.

Acrocarpus fraxinifolius wood in radial section. Encyclopedia of Life EOL. Occurrence Occurrence Occurrence Records. Growth of older trees is still rapid, as observed in Tanzania where the mean annual increment of 13 year old trees was cm in height and 19mm in diameter. Journal of the Indian Academy of Wood Science, 21 2: The leaves are bipinnate, about 30 cm with compound leaflets and consisting of elliptical, lancelike leaflets cm long and arranged in pairs.


The straight trunk has spurs and the round crown is composed of rising branches. Sowing Advice These seeds have already been thoroughly cleaned and cold-stored for several months. Some information cannot be used for commercial reasons or be modified but some can.

It is ideal as a shade tree on tea and coffee plantations[ fraxinifoliius. It is heavy, moderately hard, and compact.

The flowers produce abundant nectar that attracts and nourish nectar feeding birds and possibly honeybees, but there does not appear to be any reliable information on its value to bee forage or honey production. Clarendon Press Tewari DN, Some of this nitrogen is utilized by the growing plant but some can also be used by other plants growing nearby[ ]. They are used as shade trees in the accrocarpus plantations in India.

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Related observations Show all. The leaves are very large and twice-feathered, composed of as many as forty ovate leaflets, each up to 10 cm 4 in long and arranged ffaxinifolius pairs along the branches of the leaf.