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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This can usually be done by pouring a small amount of nearly boiling water on the seeds being careful not to cook them! It is hardy to zone UK Now containing plants. All plant pages have their own unique code.

It prefers bowdihia or moist soil and can tolerate drought. The wood is hard, strong, stiff, fairly heavy, very durable and very resistant to insect attack[]. A 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, ].


Antinociceptive activity of aqueous extract of Bowdichia virgilioides in mice.

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They are applied externally in the treatment of skin conditions[]. This QR Code is unique to this page. Bowdichia virgilioides – Kunth. Alcornoco is used in landscaping as an ornamental tree. If you have any useful information about this plant, please virgilioidex a comment. We are currently updating this section. They are antirheumatic, astringent, depurative, febrifuge and hypoglycaemic.

Alex Bowdichiz, Bahia, Brazil. Not easy to work with hand tools, particularly if cross grain is present; it can be planed to a good surface if a low cutting angle is used; rather difficult to nail, but nailing and screw-holding characteristics are good; finishes smoothly and takes a high polish; viirgilioides and glues well. Right plant wrong place. Smartphone users quickly have information on a plant directly for the pfaf. Found in the wild mainly on well-drained soils, it can succeed in both dry and poor conditions[ ].


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Stunning photographs of each species, brief details on the plant, its uses and how to grow it from virgilioieds. Bowdichia virgilioides is a deciduous Tree growing to 20 m 65ft by 18 bowidchia 59ft at a fast rate.

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Large flowering tree Photograph by: The boddichia are pollinated by Insects. By this time they should have imbibed moisture and swollen – if they have not, then carefully make a nick in the seedcoat being careful not to damage the embryo and soak for a further 12 hours before sowing.

Alcornoco, Bowdichia virgilioides, is a fairly fast-growing tree that can be used as pioneer species when restoring woodland. Root tubercles and the bark are applied externally to treat various skin conditions.

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