Phylum/Division: Magnoliophyta. Class: Eudicots. Order: Fabales. Family: Fabaceae. Genus: Andira. Species: A. inermis. Common Names: Bastard Mahogany. Range Description: Andira inermis is a very widespread species in the Neotropics and Africa. In Africa it is found in West Africa to southern Sudan, in the . Description. Cabbage tree is an attractive tree from tropical America and West Africa growing to a height of 20 m. The leaves are compound and alternately.
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Retrieved from ” https: Cabbage tree is an attractive tree from tropical America and West Africa growing to a height of 20 m.
Andira inermis – Useful Tropical Plants
A wealth of colour photographs bring each plant vividly to life. The tree has many names due to its wide distribution and multiple uses: Plant Chemicals Some of the active compounds found in cabbage tree bark or root include: Flowering branches Photograph by: The entire flora 13 volumes can now be downloaded from http: Flowers in compact terminal bunches of iner,is long and wide, bisexual, lilac-pink and scentless.
Tropical Plants Database, Ken Fern. The Digital Nature Archive of Singapore is built up by the help of various people: Wright Kunth ex DC. Fruits are atypical of the family, having a fibrous pulp enclosing a round seed and not splitting open like most legumes do when ripe.
The information contained in this plant database file is intended for education, entertainment and information purposes only. Now containing plants. If you wish to contribute any images, documents, videos or other forms of media, or if you have any queries…. Human Uses A ghood wayside tree as the crown gives good shade and the many dense bunches of flowers are attractive. It is evergreen and unbuttressed and has a dense crown and pink flowers.
For propagation the seeds are sown directly into the soil. It grows primarily in riparian zones in forests along rivers. A leader in creating a world-wide market for the important medicinal plants of the Amazon since Views Read Edit View history. It can also be found in drier areas, including roadsides, pastures, and woodlands.
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Read more about the Fabaceae family. Cabbage bark is a tropical american timber tree which grows to as much as feet tall and has a straight trunk with or without buttresses. Tropical trees and shrubs – A selection for urban plantings. Some Indian tribes in the Amazon use the bark to kill fish in the river. Publisher University of Wisconsin Year ISBN Description An amazing and comprehensive work, giving a brief guide to the many genera of the family Fabaceae and also the principle uses of the genus.
Andira inermis 50 Gal Std Call.
Opened immature seedpods Photograph by: Gives lots of plant uses as well as information on plant qndira and habitat. In its native area, cabbage bark is used for erosion control, windbreaks and as shade in coffee plantations.
Readable yet also very detailed. Vouacapoua inermis Wright A. Native, Naturalised and Cultivated Species. Plants that heal, thrill and kill.