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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Now containing plants. Leave A Comment Cancel reply Comment. The price should be moderate for an imported hardwood.

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Last update on Readable yet also very detailed. Mature seedpods Photograph by: If you have any useful information about this plant, please leave a comment.

Garapa has a golden to yellowish brown color, which darkens with age. I can not find any information for this particular use. Garapa is fairly easy to work, despite its density.


Year ISBN Description An ldiocarpa concise apuoeia, 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 plant.

Commercial timbers – Apuleia leiocarpa (Vog.) Macbride (Grapia, yvyra pere)

It can be downloaded from the Internet. Grain is usually straight, but can also be interlocked. Uniform medium texture with a moderate amount of natural luster. Eric May 6, at Publisher Reference Publications; Michigan. I think it would hold up great compared to ceder. South America Tree Size: Garapa is not commonly available in lumber form, though it is sometimes used for flooring and decking.

Apuleia molaris Spruce ex Benth. Exactly what the title says, brief and to the point. Stunning photographs of each species, brief details on the plant, its uses and how to grow it from seed.

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Although severe reactions are quite uncommon, Garapa has been reported to cause skin irritation. Rated as durable, though vulnerable to termites and other insect attacks.


Leave this field empty. Glenn DeSpain May 6, at 1: Do you feel this would be a bad choice using Garapa? The wood is fairly chatoyant, and appears to shift from dark leiocarpw light coloring in different lighting angles.

Type the digit seven into the box. Garapa is occasionally exported from South America. Cultivated tree Photograph by: Save my name, email, and website in this ldiocarpa for the next time I comment. Cedar seems like the ideal wood for this situation: Comments have to be approved before they are shown here.

Apuleia leiocarpa

Developing seedpods Photograph by: Flooring, decking, dock, and boatbuilding. I am considering using Garapa lumber to rebuild sauna benches. If you would like to support this site, please consider Donating.