Chloroxylon swietenia provides a decorative timber, used for furniture, panelling, pattern making, interior trim, cabinet work, flooring, boxes, crates, interior. PDF | Chloroxylon swietenia belonging to family Rutaceae is a medicinal and aromatic tree of dry deciduous forests. It is used in decorative veneer, furniture and. Summary. Chloroxylon swietenia or commonly known as East Indian Stainwood is a tropical, medium-sized deciduous tree native to southern India.

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May be referred chloroxylom as or include habit, defined as the characteristic mode of growth or occurrence associated to its environment, particularly for plants. Views View Edit History.

It is used for small luxury items and as a veneer in wooden furniture. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. Both the leaf and the stem oils exhibited moderate to strong activities against a panel of bacteria and fungi. The heartwood is cream-coloured to golden yellow, darkening to brown with age; it is not clearly demarcated from the slightly paler sapwood.

Because of its strength it is also used for heavy construction, railway sleepers, boat building and agricultural equipment.

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The essential oil from the leaves and stems, plus several isolated compounds, chloorxylon significant mosquitocidal activity by fumigation against Aedes aegypti, Anopheles gambiae and Culex quinquefasciatus, as well as activity against tobacco cutworm, Spodoptera litura[ ]. Coumarins and quinolinone alkaloids have been identified in the stem bark[ ].


Chloroxylon swietenia East Indian Satinwood Chloroxylon Shimane University, Matsue, Japan, pp. Chloroxylon swietenia Udawalawe National Park is world In its natural habitat Chloroxylon swietenia occurs in dry deciduous forest on poor, well-drained sandy or rocky soils, at low to medium altitudes.

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Chloroxylon swietenia satinwood, Chloroxylon swietenia x – 65k – jpg www. In India the tree is an alternative food-plant for the caterpillars of Papilio demoleus, a pest of Citrus spp[ ]. Wood is dense and resistant to termites. Chloroxylon swietenia has shown good growth rates in Nigeria.

Plants For A Future have a number of books available in paperback and digital form. From Wikipedia, the free cyloroxylon. In India most plant parts are used in traditional medicine.

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Pterocarpus santalinus is a highly valued medium-sized leguminous endemic tree with a restricted ra From the heartwood 2,4-dihydroxyprenycinnamic acid was isolated, as well as an alkaloid skimmianine and coumarins swietenol, xanthyletin, xanthoxyletin, 7-demethylsuberosin and alloxanthoxyletin. Grows best in a sunny position[ ]. However, benefits to ecosystems not specific to humans are best treated under Risk statement what happens when the organism is removed.


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Email this to a friend Print Share on facebook Tweet this. Shrews and giant squirrels eat the seeds. Polyporaceae is reported for the first time from India. Fruit a capsule, 2. The heartwood is extremely resistant to preservative treatment.

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This QR Code is unique to this page. Articles with ‘species’ microformats Taxonbars using multiple manual Wikidata items All stub articles. The tree has shown good growth rates in Nigeria[ ].

A study on the density, population structure and regeneration of Red Sanders Pterocarpus santalinus F Chloroxylon swietenia or commonly known as East Indian Stainwood is a tropicalmedium-sized deciduous tree native to southern India, Madagascar, and Sri Lanka. The wood is strong and hard.