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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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At present, the only management measure for natural forest is the maintenance of a minimum diameter limit for exploitation, i. Plants For A Tosisperma can not take any responsibility for any adverse effects from the use of plants. It is difficult to work due to the presence of silica 0. This species is featured in: Heartwood is a rather uniform pinkish brown, sometimes darker reddish brown.


Mededelingen Landbouwhogeschool Wageningen 77— Fruits are produced annually, but mass production occurs once in 3 years. The shade should be removed gradually when a reduction in diameter growth is observed[ ].

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Archived from the original on In the nursery the lower half of the seed is buried, with the scar pointing downwards. Baillonella toxisperma wood in radial section. Basic Density or Specific Gravity O.

QR Code What’s this? Knife Handles 33 – Embassy of Gabon in Japan. Bai,lonella 0 of 0 comments. Report of study on timber extraction in the Ikobi concession area in Afi river forest reserve. It is threatened by habitat loss. Baillonella toxisperma wood tangential surface. In felled logs some of the insects affecting the sapwood e.

All plant pages have their own unique code. Gluing Difficult to glue because of high density. Right plant wrong place. Baillonella toxisperma Baillonella toxisperma x – 32k – jpg www.

Baillonella toxisperma

Sustainable production in natural forest is therefore not possible. Also, Moabi has a high silica content, and will rapidly dull cutting edges, especially tool steel.


You will receive bailllnella range of benefits including: Fittings 19 – Silica in Timbers. Are there reference price?? Bending 35 – Embassy of Myanmar in Japan.

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The wood is heavy, hard, elastic, and very durable. Bush pigs and bailonella eat the seeds, and bush pigs and antelopes destroy seedlings while eating the fleshy cotyledons and young shoots. Mimusops obovata Pierre ex Engl. General Housing 10 – Silica in Timbers. Commercial exploitation of moabi started in the mid s.

The wood glues, nails and finishes well, and has good steam-bending properties. Steps 17 – Tree Conservation Database.

After steaming for 48—60 hours, rotary peeling and slicing give veneer and plywood of satisfactory quality.