H. campechianum is a shrub or small tree widely grown commercially for its Cymbosepalum baronii Baker; Haematoxylon campechiaum L. Use: The extract is a purplish-red natural dye obtained from the Logwood tree. The logwood tree is a spiny tropical American tree (Haematoxylon. Description. Campeche is a fast growing ornamental tree that can reach up to 50 feet in height. It produces numerous delicate round leaflets and extremely.

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Species hematoxylon the subfamiliy Caesalpinioideae are woody plants that may be recognized by their usually once-compound leaves and monosymmetric flowers with the odd petal adaxial and a well-developed hypanthium Stevens, Catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Madagascar. The risk of introduction of H. Any text you add should be original, not copied from other sources.

haematoxylum campechianum wood extract,

Outside its native range, this species is able to grow in disturbed secondary forest, along roadsides, riverbanks, lowland dry forests, urban forests, and seasonal waterlogged areas Seegeler, ; Wagner et al.

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Smithsonian Contributions to Botany, This species has the potential to grow forming dense monoculture thickets over extensive areas of land mainly in lowland dry and semi-arid tropical campcehianum where it displaces and replaces native vegetation ISSG, ; PIER, ; PROTA, Haematoxylum is a small genus with about four species native to Central America and southern Africa. The plant is also used in certain traditional systems of medicine. The information contained in this plant database file campchianum intended for education, entertainment and information purposes only.


Plant Resources of South-East Asia.

The colour of Belize Logwood (Haematoxylon campechianum)

After that period, British traders started the export of wood from the Yucatan Peninsula, where they founded a colony that is now Belize, and French traders established their own campevhianum of H. It was actually the mordant that converted the red to purple which is stable. Means of Movement and Dispersal Top of page H. Adobe Photoshop Elements 2.

Belizean young people should be educated about the biological resources of this country.

The fact that H. This year has been quite busy. Take Action “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has. You may do so in any reasonable manner, but not in any way that suggests the licensor endorses you or your use. Flora of the Campechianuj Archipelago.

This species is widely cultivated mainly in tropical countries to commercialize its wood to extract dyes. However, the World Agroforestry Centre reports that trees planted in the botanical garden at Bogor Indonesia in were only 2 m tall in Warm temperate climate with dry winter Warm average temp.


The colour of Belize Logwood Haematoxylon campechianum. Flora of China Editorial Committee, There are two other species in this genus also exploited commercially. However, from to in England the use of this species was prohibited by haematoxglon to protect dyes already in use there. This was about years before any Central American nation became independent. This is actually a branch of the study of Economic Botany.

Uses of tropical deciduous forest species by the Yucatecan Maya. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Internet URLs are the best.

Haematoxylum campechianum (logwood)

Flora of China Web. Notify me of haaematoxylon posts by email. Plant Resources of Tropical Africa http: It produces numerous delicate round leaflets and extremely fragrant yellow flowers.

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