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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Exactly what the title says, brief and to the point. I think it would hold up great compared to ceder.

Apuleia leiocarpa

Developing seedpods Photograph by: Do you feel this would be a bad choice using Garapa? A superb work, with the minor irritation that the translation from Portuguese is not of the best.

Leave A Comment Cancel reply Comment. Publisher Reference Publications; Michigan. Apuleia molaris Spruce ex Benth.

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Eric May 6, at Not for the casual reader. Tropical Plants Database, Ken Fern. Now containing plants. Rated as durable, though vulnerable to termites and other insect attacks.

Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. I am considering using Garapa lumber to rebuild sauna benches.


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Although severe reactions are quite uncommon, Garapa has been reported to cause skin irritation. Any assistance would be helpful. Type the digit seven into the box. It can be downloaded from the Internet. Cedar seems like the ideal wood for this situation: Garapa is not commonly available in lumber form, though it is sometimes used for flooring and decking.

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Garapa | The Wood Database – Lumber Identification (Hardwood)

Leave this field empty. The price should be moderate for an imported hardwood. Uniform medium texture with a moderate amount of natural luster. Garapa is occasionally exported from South America.

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Flooring, decking, dock, and boatbuilding. Year ISBN Description An extremely concise book, listing approximately 1, species and varieties of plants with their botanical name, common name in Brazil, regions in Brazil where the plant is found, a brief list of uses and any medically active compounds in the apuleoa.


Apuleia leiocarpa Vogel J. Garapa has a golden to yellowish brown color, which darkens with age. Mature seedpods Photograph by: South America Tree Size: The wood is fairly chatoyant, and appears to shift from dark to light coloring in different lighting angles. Grain is usually straight, but can also apuuleia interlocked. Glenn DeSpain May 6, at 1: Cultivated tree Photograph by: Garapa is fairly easy to work, despite lfiocarpa density. 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.

The only concern is heat retention and sitting on the surface.

Stunning photographs of each species, brief details on the ldiocarpa, its uses and how to grow it from seed. Readable yet also very detailed.

Last update on Glues and finishes well, and is about average for dimensional stability. I can not find any information for this particular use.