Aspidosperma polyneuron is an evergreen Tree growing to 15 m (49ft) by 10 m ( 32ft) at a slow rate. It is hardy to zone (UK) The flowers are pollinated by. Learn more about the Aspidosperma – with amazing Aspidosperma photos and facts on Arkive. Aspidosperma polyneuron specimen – View amazing Aspidosperma photos – Aspidosperma polyneuron – on Arkive.

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It can be dominant in the understory of Araucaria forest[ ]. Crystal-containing ray cells procumbent. The bark has medicinal uses.

The freshly cut wood and sap of Aspidosperma species causes irritation of the eyes, nose, and throat, with general malaise[ ]. Lindsey Paretti – Blood Island.

Once the wood is thoroughly dry it loses its toxicity unless polishes or dyes in organic solvents are used on it[ ] Habitats A species of tropical, lowland to submontane moist forest.

Number of crystals per cell or chamber one. Peroba rosa or Aspidosperma polyneuron is an evergreen tree that has an oblong crown and a straight cylindrical bole of up to 90 cm in diameter.

Team WILD, an elite squadron aspidospperma science superheroes, needs your help! Lindsey Paretti – Blood Island. Apotracheal axial parenchyma diffuse, or diffuse-in-aggregates. Please view the copyright link for more information. Not for the casual reader.

Aspidosperma polyneuron Peroba Rosa PFAF Plant Database

Water extract fluorescent; colour of water extract colourless to brown. AfricachimpanzeeconservationfilmIn the Fieldlab chimpsLiberiaPrimatesprimatologyrehabilitationtrue storywildlifewildlife filmWildscreen Festival. It functions as both aspidospeema ornamental tree and a timber tree. Prefers a position with some shade[ ].


Ray-vessel pits appear largely restricted to marginal cell rows; however, this character does not apply to all specimens. Crystal-containing axial parenchyma cells chambered. 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.

If you have any useful information about this plant, please leave a comment. This volume contains part of the Flora of Panama and a revision of the genus Aspidosperma, amongst other things. Our new book to be released soon is Edible Shrubs.

Information on Aspidosperma polyneuron is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly. It prefers moist soil. The texture is fine, compact, but with a rough surface; the grain is straight to interlocked; lustre is bright; there is no distinct taste or odour.

Peroba rosa or Aspidosperma polyneuron. Share on Facebook Tweet Send email. Which species are on the road to recovery? It can be downloaded from the Internet. Fibres of medium wall thickness to very thick-walled. For more information about QR Codes click here.

Commercial timbers – Aspidosperma polyneuron Muell. Arg. (Peroba rosa)

Which species are on the road to recovery? Rather dated, but still a main source of information for many aspidosperms the less known woods. If you would like to support this site, please consider Donating. Rodents of Unusual Size.

Aspidosperma polyneuron

The sawdust, aspidospedma contact with abraded skin, produces local burning and a vesicular eruption with general symptoms of muscular weakness and cramps, sweating, dryness of the mouth, and faintness[ ]. It can grow in semi-shade light woodland or no shade.


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This species is featured in: It may NOT be used within Apps. The tree can grow up to meters in height when fully matured.

It may NOT be used within Apps. Exactly what the title says, brief and to the point. It works well with hand and machine tools, though it has a moderate blunting effect; it finishes well. Rodents of Unusual Size communitycoypudocumentaryecosystemenvironmentfilmmakerfilmmakinginvasiveinvasive speciesrodentsUSAWetlandswildlife Monday 24 September Wildscreen With – Tom Hooker: A species of tropical, lowland to submontane moist forest. Lindsey Paretti – Blood Island AfricachimpanzeeconservationfilmIn the Fieldlab chimpsLiberiaPrimatesprimatologyrehabilitationtrue storywildlifewildlife filmWildscreen Festival.

Average number of cells per strand: A slow-growing tree[ ]. Vessel-ray pits with distinct borders, similar to intervessel pits. Sapwood colour similar to heartwood colour, or distinct from heartwood colour. Trade and local names:

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