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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Apuleia leiocarpa Images – Useful Tropical Plants

Rated as durable, though vulnerable to termites and other insect attacks. Glenn DeSpain May 6, at 1: Stunning apuelia of each species, brief details on the plant, its uses and how to grow it from seed. Type the digit seven into the box. Exactly what the title says, brief and to the point. It can be downloaded from the Internet. Comments have to be approved before they are shown here.

Apuleia leiocarpa

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 plant.


The only concern is heat retention and sitting on the surface. Do you feel this would be a bad choice using Garapa?

Apuleia molaris Spruce ex Benth. Glues and finishes well, and is about average for dimensional stability.

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Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. I can not find any information for this particular use. I think it would hold up great compared to ceder.

Uniform medium texture with a moderate amount of natural luster. Developing seedpods Photograph by: 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.

Cedar seems like the ideal apuleoa for this situation: Flooring, decking, dock, and boatbuilding. Leave this field empty. Grain is usually straight, but can also be interlocked. Garapa is occasionally exported from South America. Tropical Plants Database, Ken Fern. Apuleia leiocarpa Vogel J. Eric May 6, at Cultivated tree Photograph by: Garapa is fairly easy to work, despite its density.


I am considering using Garapa lumber to rebuild sauna benches. A superb work, with the minor irritation that the translation from Portuguese is not of the best.

Leave A Comment Cancel reply Comment. The wood is fairly chatoyant, and appears to shift from dark to light coloring in different leiocarla angles.

South America Tree Size: Last update on Any assistance would be helpful. Now containing plants. Mature seedpods Photograph by: Not for the casual reader. Publisher Reference Publications; Michigan. If you have any useful information about this plant, please leave a comment. Although severe reactions are quite uncommon, Garapa has been reported to cause skin irritation.

Apuleia leiocarpa Images

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Readable yet also very detailed. Garapa is not commonly available in lumber form, though it is sometimes used for flooring and decking. Garapa has lsiocarpa golden to yellowish brown color, which darkens with age.