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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Glues and finishes well, and is about average for dimensional stability.

Apuleia leiocarpa – Wikispecies

Tropical Plants Database, Ken Fern. I am considering using Garapa lumber to rebuild sauna benches.

It can be downloaded from the Internet. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Eric May 6, at Readable yet also very detailed. Not for the casual reader. The only concern is heat retention and sitting on the surface. Type the digit seven into the box. Flooring, decking, dock, and boatbuilding.


Apuleia leiocarpa – Useful Tropical Plants

Leave A Comment Cancel reply Comment. Leave this field empty. Cultivated tree Photograph by: Garapa is fairly easy to work, despite its density. Mature seedpods Photograph by: The price should be moderate for an imported hardwood.

Glenn DeSpain May 6, at 1: Garapa is not commonly available in lumber form, though it is sometimes used for flooring and decking. Do you feel this would be a bad choice using Lsiocarpa Publisher Weinheim Year ISBN – Description An excellent and very comprehensive guide but it only gives very short descriptions of the uses without any details of how to utilize the plants.

Apuleix seems like the ideal wood for this situation: Apuleia leiocarpa Vogel J. Stunning photographs of each species, brief details on the plant, its uses and how to grow it from seed. If you would like to support this site, please consider Donating. Publisher Reference Publications; Michigan. Grain is usually straight, leioacrpa can also be interlocked.

If you have any useful information about this plant, please leave a comment. South America Tree Size: I think it would hold up great compared to ceder.

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The wood is fairly chatoyant, and appears to shift from dark to light coloring in different lighting angles.

Apuleia leiocarpa

Although severe reactions are quite uncommon, Garapa has been reported to cause skin irritation. Garapa has a golden to yellowish brown leiocatpa, which darkens with age.

Now containing plants. A superb work, with the minor irritation that the translation from Portuguese is not of the best. Exactly what the aapuleia says, brief and to the point. Developing seedpods Photograph by: Uniform medium texture with a moderate amount of natural luster.

Garapa is occasionally exported from South America.