Bowdichia virgilioides is a deciduous Tree growing to 20 m (65ft) by 18 m (59ft) at a fast rate. It is hardy to zone (UK) The flowers are pollinated by Insects. Bowdichia virgilioides Trusted Image of Bowdichia virgilioides; Map of Bowdichia virgilioides Explore what EOL knows about Bowdichia virgilioides. Bowdichia virgilioides Kunth, Fabaceae, is a plant commonly employed in the Brazilian folk medicine to treat infl ammatory conditions. Nevertheless, despite its .

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Bowdichia virgilioides is a deciduous Tree growing to 20 m 65ft by 18 m 59ft at a fast rate. Sow the seed in a sunny position in a nursery seedbed or in individual containers.

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The root bowdicia and the bark are antirheumatic, astringent, depurative, febrifuge and hypoglycaem. Plants For A Future can not take any responsibility for any adverse effects from the use of plants. This can usually be done by pouring a small amount of nearly boiling water on vitgilioides seeds being careful not to cook them! A fairly fast-growing tree that grows well in full sun, fixes atmospheric nitrogen and can succeed in dry and poor soils.

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This is a QR code short vifgilioides Quick Response which gives fast-track access to our website pages. The seed oil is rubbed on the skin to treat articular pain[]. For a list of references used on this page please go here A special thanks to Ken Fern for some of the information used on this page.


Not for the casual reader. Publisher Reference Publications; Michigan. Cebipira virgiliodes Kunth Kuntze. A heavy floral display Photograph by: Bowdichia virgilioides – Kunth. It cannot grow in the shade. It prefers dry or moist soil and can tolerate drought. This taxon has not yet been assessed. A very low germination rate can be expected from untreated seed, with the seed sprouting within 30 – 60 days[ ]. It is hardy to zone UK Alcornoco is used in landscaping as an ornamental tree.

Close-up of the flowers Photograph by: They are applied externally in the treatment of skin conditions[]. Some information cannot be used for commercial reasons or be modified but some can. Seed oil is also applied externally for relief from articular pain. It can be used as a pioneer species when restoring woodland[ ]. Luciana Bianchini Public domain. This QR Code is unique to this page. Lupeol and an alkaloid have been virgolioides from the bark[].

Smartphone users quickly have information on a plant directly for the pfaf. When the seedbed-sown seedlings are 5 – boedichia tall, pot them up into individual containers and they should be ready to plant out 5 – 6 months later[].

QR Code What’s this? Cebipira virgiliodes Kunth Kuntze. Rain and savannah forests, favouring more open positions in well-drained soils[]. Now containing plants. Copy and print the QR code to a plant label, poster, book, website, magazines, newspaper etc and even t-shirts. Bowdicgia species has a symbiotic relationship with certain soil bacteria, these bacteria form nodules on the roots and fix atmospheric nitrogen.


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Found in the wild mainly on well-drained soils, it can succeed in both dry and virgilioidee conditions[ ]. Comments have to be approved before they are shown here.

Virgliioides very decorative wood and a good joinery timber, it is used for indoor finishing as floorboards, wainscoting, frames, panels and doors, as well as for hubs, felloes of cartwheels etc[ 46, ].

Stunning photographs of each species, brief details on the plant, its uses and how to grow it from seed. The wood is hard, strong, stiff, fairly heavy, very durable and very resistant to insect attack[].

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We are currently updating this section. By this time they should have imbibed moisture and swollen – if they have not, then carefully make a bowdichiaa in the seedcoat being careful not to damage the embryo and soak for a further 12 hours before sowing.

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A fairly fast-growing tree, able to reach a height of around 3 metres within 2 years from seed[ ]. Root tubercles and the bark are applied externally to treat various skin conditions. Lustre is low; growth rings not visible; texture coarse and uneven; grain rarely straight, usually cross or wavy; no distinct odour or taste are present[ ].