Aspidosperma polyneuron is an evergreen Tree growing to 15 m (49ft) by 10 m ( 32ft) at a slow rate. It is hardy to zone (UK) The flowers are pollinated by. Learn more about the Aspidosperma – with amazing Aspidosperma photos and facts on Arkive. Aspidosperma polyneuron specimen – View amazing Aspidosperma photos – Aspidosperma polyneuron – on Arkive.

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Peroba rosa or Aspidosperma polyneuron is an evergreen tree that has an oblong crown and a straight cylindrical bole of up to 90 cm in diameter. The tree can grow up to meters in height when fully matured.

It functions as both an ornamental tree and a timber tree. The wood is highly valued for its heavy and durable characteristics and is primarily used for general construction. The bark has medicinal uses. It is an astringent and antipyretic. Plants For A Future can not take any responsibility for any aspldosperma effects from the use of plants.

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Always seek advice from a professional before using a plant medicinally. The bark is antipyretic, astringent and bitter[ ].

Other Uses The heartwood is rose-red to orange or yellowish with some darker streaks; the sapwood a dull gray-white[ ]. The texture is fine, compact, but with a rough surface; the grain is straight to interlocked; lustre is bright; there is no distinct taste or odour.

The wood is heavy, hard, uniform, with excellent mechanical properties and very durable if kept dry. It aspidksperma well with hand and machine tools, though it has a moderate blunting effect; it finishes well. An excellent structural timber that is easy to split, it is used primarily in general construction for joinery, veneers, and in the construction of ship decks, flooring, furniture, truck bodies, sleepers etc[ 46, ].


Prefers a position with some shade[ ]. Prefers a deep, fertile soil[ ]. A slow-growing tree[ ]. Silvicultural trials have been carried out and in different sites tree heights at 12 – 13 years have ranged from 4.

Plants For A Future have a number of books available in paperback and digital form. Our new book to be released soon is Edible Shrubs. Seed – best sown as soon as it is ripe in a partially shaded position in a nursery seedbed or in individual containers. Young plants grow away slowly[ ]. The seed can remain viable for at least 6 months in storage[ ].

Peroba rosa or Aspidosperma polyneuron. Right plant wrong place. We are currently updating this section. 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.

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To leave a comment please Register or login here All comments need to be approved so will not appear immediately. You will receive a range of benefits including: You can unsubscribe at anytime. Aspidosperma polyneuron – M? The sawdust, on contact with abraded skin, produces polyneudon burning and a vesicular eruption with general symptoms of muscular weakness and cramps, sweating, dryness of the mouth, and faintness[ ].

Aspidosperma polyneuron

Once the wood is thoroughly dry it loses its toxicity unless polishes or dyes in organic solvents are used on it[ ] Habitats A species of tropical, lowland to submontane moist forest.

It occurs in various forest types in moderately humid areas from low to medium elevations. It poylneuron be dominant in the understory of Araucaria forest[ ]. You can translate the content of this page by selecting a language in the select box. Aspidosperma polyneuron is an evergreen Tree growing to 15 m 49ft by 10 m 32ft at a slow rate. It is hardy to zone UK The flowers are pollinated by Insects.

It can grow in semi-shade polyneuronn woodland or no shade.

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It prefers moist soil. QR Code What’s ;olyneuron Some information cannot be used for commercial reasons or be modified but some can. Please view the copyright link for more information. The freshly cut wood and sap of Aspidosperma species causes irritation of the eyes, nose, and throat, with general malaise[ ].

Once the wood is thoroughly dry it loses its toxicity unless polishes or asspidosperma in organic solvents are used on it[ ]. A species of tropical, lowland to submontane moist forest.