A Garapa, Grapiá, Garapeira ou Amarelinho (Apuleia leiocarpa) é uma árvore do género Apuleia. Pode ser encontrada na Amazônia e da zona costeira até a. The wood of Apuleia leiocarpa (Vog.) Macbr. (Leguminosae, subfamily Caesalpinioideae) yielded (+)-pinitol, β-sitosterol and ten flavones. Three of these. Apuleia leiocarpa (Vogel) is an accepted name. This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Apuleia (family Leguminosae). The record.

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Now containing plants. Exactly what the title says, brief and to the point. Apuleia molaris Spruce ex Benth. Apuleeia seedpods Photograph by: Garapa is occasionally exported from South America. Garapa is not commonly available in lumber form, though it is sometimes used for flooring and decking. Do you feel this would be a bad choice using Garapa?

Grain is usually straight, but can also be interlocked. The wood is fairly chatoyant, and appears to shift from dark to light coloring in different lighting angles.


The only concern is heat retention and sitting on the surface.

Apuleia leiocarpa

Glenn DeSpain May 6, at 1: Any assistance would be helpful. Tropical Plants Database, Ken Fern. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Leave this field empty. Leave A Comment Cancel reply Comment.

Garapa is fairly easy to work, despite its density.

It can leioxarpa downloaded from the Internet. Comments have to be approved before they are shown here. Although severe reactions are quite uncommon, Garapa has been reported to cause skin irritation. A superb work, with the minor irritation that the translation from Portuguese is not of the best. Rated as durable, though vulnerable to termites and other insect attacks.

Apuleia leiocarpa Images – Useful Tropical Plants

Glues and finishes well, and is about average for dimensional stability. Last update on Publisher Weinheim Year ISBN – Description An excellent and very comprehensive guide but it only gives very short descriptions of the uses without any details of how to utilize the plants.

Apuleia leiocarpa Vogel J. Mature seedpods Photograph by: Type the digit seven into the box. Stunning photographs of each species, brief details keiocarpa the plant, its uses and how to grow it from seed.


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If you would like to support this site, please consider Donating. I think it would hold up great compared to ceder.

Cultivated tree Photograph by: Not for the casual reader. I am considering using Garapa lumber to rebuild sauna benches. Garapa has a golden to yellowish brown color, which darkens with age. Uniform medium texture with a moderate amount of natural luster. Eric May 6, at Publisher Reference Publications; Michigan.

Flooring, decking, dock, and boatbuilding. The price should be moderate for an imported hardwood. If you have any useful information about this plant, please leave a comment.

Cedar seems like the ideal wood for this situation: Readable yet also very detailed.