The wood is used for construction in house building, planks, flooring, joinery and food containers. It is suitable for interior trim, ship building. Find technical and marketing information for lesser-used tropical timber species, LUS. Learn more on our Ebiara (Berlinia grandiflora) page. Group. Dicot. Family. Fabaceae – Caesalpinioideae. Genus. Berlinia. Species. Berlinia grandiflora (Vahl) Hutch. & Dalziel. Notes. (fr: melegba des galeries).
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Basic Density or Specific Gravity O. Berlinia grandiflora occurs mostly in gallery forest in savanna areas, up to m altitude. Trees often flower at the end of the dry season. Fruits ripen about 6 months later. Mortising Moderately easy; tools grqndiflora be cautiously sharpened. Joists 12 – Tropical timbers of the world.
General Housing 10 – Silica in Timbers. Natural Habitat Berlinia grandiflora is found in various forest types like savanna formations, marshy localities, or dense forests. Leaf decoctions are taken as a tonic.
Berlinia comprises about 20 species and is confined to tropical Africa with nearly all species occurring in West and Central Africa. Turning 30 – Embassy of Honduras in Japan. Berlinia grandiflora Vahl Hutch. Moderately durable to decay. Part I-Tropical American Species.
The staining and polishing properties are reportedly variable. Actual Dry Kiln Program http: Berlinia grandiflora is sometimes planted as ornamental tree and shade tree in villages, and as a shade tree in coffee plantations. Rotary Veneer Cutting Gradniflora for slicing, also suitable for peeling if treated. Parquet 15 – Empire Timbers. Berlinia grandiflora is widespread and moderately common locally. Knife Handles 33 – Embassy of Gabon in Japan.
Gluing Glues well if basic gluing technical rules are followed. Fittings 19 – Silica in Timbers. berlniia
It is occasionally browsed by livestock, especially sheep and goats. A decoction of leafy twigs is used as febrifuge, cholagogue and anti-emetic; however, it is also reported to be used as emetic and purgative. Steam Bending This species can be used for steam bending.
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EBIARA (Berlinia grandiflora)
Plant Resources of Tropical Africa Introduction. Bark sap is applied to sores and wounds, and bark decoctions are administered to treat haemorrhoids and liver complaints, and as a vermifuge. Grain Straight or slightly interlocked, sometimes with an influence on further processing operations. Occasionally axial parenchyma confluent.
West African Plants – A Photo Guide – Berlinia grandiflora (Vahl) Hutch. & Dalziel
Axial parenchyma thick lozenge-aliform. Keay, Berlinia confusa Hoyle and Berlinia coriacea Keay. Ornaments 31 – Embassy of Colombia in Japan. Berlinia grandiflora belongs to section Berliniacharacterized by petals that are very unequal in length and by small bracts. It is suitable for interior trim, ship building, vehicle bodies, furniture, cabinet making, railway sleepers, stakes, draining boards, turnery, veneer and plywood.