Anacardium excelsum in the Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN), U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service. Common Uses: Boxes and crates, Construction, Decorative plywood, Decorative veneer, Domestic flooring, Food containers, Furniture, Pulp/Paper products. Find technical and marketing information for lesser-used tropical timber species, LUS. Learn more on our CaracolĂ­, Espave (Anacardium excelsum) page.

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Frames 16 – Woods of the World. Polishing This species is reported to be easy to polish. Gluing This species is easy to glue. Its resistance to decay varies with type of fungus. The nuts are dropped into the leaf litter of the forest floor, where they later germinate. Return to Species Database. Mortising The wood has good mortising properties. Moulding The wood is reported to have good molding characteristics. Be aware that leaves on juveniles plants are much longer than those on adults.

The wood presents attractive vessel lines. Each leaf has numerous pale veins. Gives descriptions, photos and uses of a very wide range of fruit and other food-producing plants plus ornamentals. Maturation occurs in March, April, and May. Scale Models 83 – Algunas caracteristicas fisicomecanicas de la madera de tres especies de la cordillera NeoVolcanica.

Anacardium excelsum – Wikispecies

Flores verdes o amarillentas. From Wikipedia, the free anaczrdium. The trees are reported to reach heights of 23 to 30 m, with trunk diameters ranging from 75 to 90 cm. This page was last edited on 30 January anadardium, at Seeds are dispersed by fruit-eating bats—they eat the fleshy fruit and drop the nuts for germination. Retrieved from ” https: Next time you are at the Canopy Lodge, be sure to climb up to our tree house and immerse yourself in the beauty of this spectacular tree!


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Anacardium excelsum Images

It ranges from Costa Rica to northern South America, and often found along riverbanks. Florece y fructifica de febrero a mayo. Rotary Veneer Cutting It interesting for rotary peeling, it does not need thermal treatments. Blunting Effect The wood of A.

When uncooked, the fruit both the nut and the anacardiuj fleshy part is highly toxic to humans. In Venezuela it is sometimes reported to occur in groups up to 45 individuals per hectare. Flowers green or yellowish. Most are trees or shrubs, a few species are lianas.

Turning 30 – Embassy of Honduras in Japan. Exceosum The wood is reported to have poor sanding properties.

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No buttresses, anacadium the base of the trunk is often swollen at the roots; big trunks are sometimes hollow. Now containing plants. This species is reported to have high silica contents which has a moderate blunting effect on the cutting tools.

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Anacardium excelsum Images – Useful Tropical Plants

Furniture Cabinets 21 – Tropical timbers of the world. Corteza exterior gris o negra, laminar, a veces con fisuras verticales profundas. Leaves on young trees are much longer than mature leaves. Botanical Description The trees aancardium reported to reach heights of 23 to 30 m, with trunk diameters ranging from 75 to 90 cm. Seeds and fruits – the fruits are the slightly swollen, stem-like sections between the short actual stems and the large seed. Part I-Tropical American Species.


Luster The wood has medium to high luster. Anacardium rhinocarpus Kunth de Candolle.

Looking up into the canopy Photograph by: The nut contains a very toxic oil, but is edible if roasted. Photo by Jenn Sinasac.

The Wild Cashew and commercial Cashew tree Anacardium occidentale are members of the family Anacardiaceae, which contains approximately species worldwide, and species in Tropical America. Wood excelxum soft and light, and can be used for construction, tools, furniture and boxes.

Resistance To Impregnation Heartwood penetration anacarium irregular, but the sapwood is easily treatable. Natural Habitat Anacardium excelsum is one of the largest trees of tropical America, found in gallery forests, generally below elevations of 1, m.

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