Chloroxylon swietenia provides a decorative timber, used for furniture, panelling, pattern making, interior trim, cabinet work, flooring, boxes, crates, interior. PDF | Chloroxylon swietenia belonging to family Rutaceae is a medicinal and aromatic tree of dry deciduous forests. It is used in decorative veneer, furniture and. Summary. Chloroxylon swietenia or commonly known as East Indian Stainwood is a tropical, medium-sized deciduous tree native to southern India.
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Chloroxylon swietenia wood in transverse section.
Fruiting from throughout the year. The leaves are crushed with Toddalia sp. Related observations Show all.
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A neat finishing makes it possible to obtain a perfectly polished surface and a beautiful glazed effect. The wooda satinwoodis often a golden colour with a reflective sheen. Downloaded on 24 July Encyclopedia of Life EOL. For more information about QR Codes click here. QR Codes are barcodes that can be read by mobile phone smartphone cameras.
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The rates of shrinkage from green to oven dry are moderately high: BoxAH Wageningen, Netherlands. Enumerates geographic entities where the taxon lives.
Deciduous small to medium-sized tree up to 18 —25 m tall; bole straight, cylindrical, branchless for up to 4. From Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository. Citation in scholarly articles. Remember me Forgot password?
Deciduous trees, to 15 m high; bark dark-brown, fissured, rough, blaze yellow with pungent smell; branchlets and rachis pubescent. Methanol extracts of dried leaves exhibited good analgesic activity in mice.
Views Read Edit View history. The crushed leaves are applied externally to treat wounds, snakebites and rheumatism[ ].
Chloroxylon swietenia (Roxb.) DC.
In friction it is used to treat bruises and painful joints. In its natural habitat Chloroxylon swietenia occurs in dry deciduous forest on poor, well-drained sandy or rocky soils, at low to medium altitudes. Wood used for sdietenia implements and is resistant to termites. The wood is strong and hard.
Bark dark brown with yellow coloured deep elongated cracks, older trunks cloroxylon. The grain is usually interlocked or wavy, texture fine and even. D,Biodiversity Documentation for Kerala Part 6: You may select the license of your choice. The useful plants of West Tropical Africa. Citation in news articles.
Nayar in Hajra et al. In friction it is used to treat bruises and painful joints[ ]. Boring operations are reported to be rather difficult, and the wood requires to be held firmly in boring operations to prevent chattering.
It is used for small luxury items and as a veneer in wooden furniture. The essential oil from the leaves and stems, plus several isolated compounds, display significant mosquitocidal activity by fumigation against Aedes aegypti, Anopheles gambiae and Culex quinquefasciatus, as well as activity against tobacco cutworm, Spodoptera litura[ ].