Moabi wood is used for joinery and carpentry in exterior applications, e.g. for doors, windows, garden furniture and marine construction. Its uniform reddish. The moabi (Baillonella toxisperma) has a low population density (about 1 per 10 ha). It only reaches sexual maturity at 90– years, and regeneration occurs. Summary. African Pearwood (Baillonella toxisperma), otherwise known as False Shea Butternut, is a large, tropical tree that can reach up to 60 m high with a.
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The residues of oil extraction are sometimes used as fish poison.
Baillonella toxisperma African Pearwood, False Shea Butternut PFAF Plant Database
Machining It needs powerful tools for processing. The trunk diameter attains up to cm, sometimes even reaching more than cm.
The fruit pulp, though it contains latex, is eaten fresh. 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. Not to be confused with Dacryodes edulis, the African pear. Bending 35 – Embassy of Myanmar in Japan. Baillonella toxisperma 1, tree bailponella 2, flowering branch; 3, fruit; 4, seed.
Image credit Link to this image Add to scrapbook How you can use this image. Internal Growth Stresses Residual growth stresses are absent. It can be stored for 1 – 2 years[ ].
Baillonella toxisperma also called African pearwooddjave nutor moabi is a species of tree in the family Sapotaceaeand the only species in the genus Baillonella. Baillonella toxisperma is a deciduous Tree growing to 50 m ft by 40 m ft at a fast rate.
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When they reach the embryo, the seed will not germinate; otherwise the development of the seedling may be strongly retarded. Shade is required for germination, and seeds germinate in abundance under or close to mother trees. It has been estimated from baillonellw rings and C14 dating that a tree with a bole diameter of 1 metre was years old and one with a diameter of 2.
Log is banned for international tra. Toxispefma proposed as a reference by comparison with well known species taking into account to the general technological behavior of this species.
Which species are on the road to recovery? The residues of oil extraction are sometimes used as fish poison[ ]. Occasionally seen as lumber or decorative veneers.
It usually occurs scattered, with about 1 adult tree per 20 ha, but occasionally loose groups of 5—50 baillonella are found. According to the IUCN classification, moabi is vulnerable because of overexploitation and habitat degradation.
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Retrieved 13 January It needs powerful tools for processing. Baillonella toxisperma leafy branches. QR Codes are barcodes that can be read by mobile phone smartphone cameras.
Axial parenchyma in narrow bands on lines up to 3 cells wide. Cutting cycles of 30 years, as often practised, threaten moabi populations seriously. Under optimal nursery conditions seedlings may reach 35 cm in height after 6 toxispema, 45 cm after 3 months and 1.
The mortality of seedlings in the nursery is very low. Seeds germinate in abundance under or close to mother trees. This species is especially suited for all the uses with risks of permanent or long-lasting humidification. In natural forest, moabi trees of 10 cm in stem diameter have an average annual diameter growth of 1 mm.
Polishing Can be polished without surface preparation.