Common Name(s): Goncalo Alves, Tigerwood, Jobillo. Scientific Name: Astronium spp. (A. graveolens and A. fraxinifolium). Distribution: From Mexico southward. Astronium graveolens. Family: Anacardiaceae. click to print or download the file format. Goncalo Alves. Other Common Names: Palo de cera, Palo de. Astronium graviolens is a tropical to sub-tropically occurring species of flowering tree, occurring from the Yucatan region of Mexico southward through Central.

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Most important, considering A. Brendan McCormick February 18, at 9: It turns a very nice pen as well. In astronuim study we aim to chemically characterize the essential oil of A. Although severe reactions are quite uncommon, Goncalo Alves has been reported as a sensitizer.

The fruit is a fraveolens nut, blue ripening to black, with semi bitter flesh and a single seed. The timber is fine-grained, dense and durable, and resistant to rot.

Astronium graveolens – Wikipedia

In this paper is presented a study on the chemical characterization of Astronium graveolens Jacq essential oil, obtained by hydrodistillation of its aerial parts.

It is reported to be ggaveolens to moderately difficult to air season, drying is rated as moderate to rapid.

Flooring, veneers, furniture, cabinetry, carving, turned objects, and other small wood specialty objects such as: Vessels per mm2 10 to 20 abundant. The essential oil composition of A. Goncalo Alves turns and finishes well.


I made a nice turned leg table with this. Scientific Name Synonyms Astronium planchonianum Engl. I agree with the blunting effect on tools. Wood of this species produces a moderate blunting effect.

Leave this field astrojium. Goncalo Alves, Tigerwood, Jobillo. Occasionally prismatic crystals in non-chambered axial parenchyma cells. And to evaluate its antibacterial activity against reference bacteria.

Planing Planing operations are difficult, with rough surfaces. The results obtained suggest that the A. CrustyCurmudgeon May 27, at 7: Archived from the original on Identification of Tropical Woods. From the 32 Anacardiaceae genera 82 species are known to cause contact dermatitis because of the presence of phenolic graveoelns Aguilar and Sosa, Astronium species are found in primary, rarely in secondary, forests.

We supply Tigerwood from Panama in round logs info panatrees.

The separation of the components was performed by GC-MS. Journal of Essential Oil Research The bark is grey, shiny and smooth, with paler patches where pieces have peeled off. Truck Body 53 – Timbers of the New World. Finishing No grain filling is required to obtain a smooth finish. Color The sapwood is clearly demarcated from the heartwood. The essential oil showed a strong antibacterial activity, regardless of bacterial species or resistance mechanism.

GONçALO-ALVEZ, JOBILLO (Astronium graveolens)

Sliced Veneer This species is interesting for slicing. Prismatic crystals in the ray cells.

Actual Dry Kiln Program http: Odor It has no discernible odor or taste. Paling Fence Pickets 4 – Estudo dendrologico e determinacao das caracteristicas fisicas e mecanicas da bicuiba.

The identity of the oil components was established from their GC retention indices, by comparison of their MS spectra with those of standard compounds available astrronium the laboratory, and by a library search Nist, 05 Sandra, ; Adams, Vivien Hall September 16, at 6: Larger rays more than 4 seriate.


Chemical composition and antibacterial activity of Astronium graveolens Jacq essential oil

From this genus Astronium urundeuva is a widely used medicinal plant in northeastern Brazil, being the aqueous extract of the bark of branches used in gynecology as an antiinflammatory of the grsveolens genital tract, in the treatment of respiratory and urinary infections, hemoptysis, metrorrhagia and diarrhea; while as an infusion or decoction it is used in the skin wounds treatment Viana, et al. The wood is very resistant to moisture absorption, which can make it difficult to glue.

These are sealed with two coats of CA and 12 coats of tru-oil. It is mainly used for its high quality wood, grained and highly regarded for making fine furniture Mendoza, The carrier gas was helium at 1. The inhibitory activity of A. Gluing Special precaution is recommended in gluing because of the extractives content. Joists 12 – Tropical sstronium of the world.

Goncalo Alves is generally not too difficult to work, despite its high density.

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