A Garapa, Grapiá, Garapeira ou Amarelinho (Apuleia leiocarpa) é uma árvore do género Apuleia. Pode ser encontrada na Amazônia e da zona costeira até a. The wood of Apuleia leiocarpa (Vog.) Macbr. (Leguminosae, subfamily Caesalpinioideae) yielded (+)-pinitol, β-sitosterol and ten flavones. Three of these. Apuleia leiocarpa (Vogel) is an accepted name. This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Apuleia (family Leguminosae). The record.

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Flooring, decking, dock, and boatbuilding. A superb work, with the minor irritation that the translation from Portuguese is not of the best. Mature seedpods Photograph by: Now containing plants. Glues and finishes well, and is about average for dimensional stability. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. The wood is fairly chatoyant, and appears to shift from dark to light coloring in different lighting angles.

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Eric May 6, at Cultivated tree Photograph by: Rated as durable, though vulnerable to termites and other insect attacks. Publisher Weinheim Year ISBN – Description An excellent and lsiocarpa comprehensive guide but it only gives very short descriptions of the uses without any details of how to utilize the plants.

Do you feel this would be a bad choice using Garapa? I think it would hold up great compared to ceder. Apuleia leiocarpa Vogel J. I can not find any information for this particular use. If you have any useful information about this plant, please leave a comment.

Apuleia leiocarpa

Last update on Leave A Comment Cancel reply Comment. Garapa has a golden to yellowish brown color, which darkens with age. Stunning photographs of each species, brief details on the plant, its uses and how to grow it from seed. Not for the casual reader.

Publisher Reference Publications; Michigan. Grain is usually straight, but can also be interlocked. Tropical Plants Database, Ken Fern. Readable yet also very detailed. Any assistance would be helpful. It can be downloaded from the Internet. Although severe reactions are quite uncommon, Garapa has been reported to cause skin irritation. Year ISBN Description An extremely concise book, listing approximately 1, species and varieties of plants with their botanical name, common name in Brazil, regions in Brazil where the plant is found, a brief list of uses and any medically active compounds in the plant.

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Garapa is occasionally exported from South America. I am considering using Garapa lumber to rebuild sauna benches.

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If you would like to support this site, please consider Donating. Garapa is not commonly available in lumber form, though it is sometimes used for flooring and decking. The only concern is heat retention and sitting on the surface. Type the digit seven into the box.

Garapa is fairly easy to work, despite its density. Glenn DeSpain May 6, at 1: South America Tree Size: