Phylum/Division: Magnoliophyta. Class: Eudicots. Order: Fabales. Family: Fabaceae. Genus: Andira. Species: A. inermis. Common Names: Bastard Mahogany. Range Description: Andira inermis is a very widespread species in the Neotropics and Africa. In Africa it is found in West Africa to southern Sudan, in the . Description. Cabbage tree is an attractive tree from tropical America and West Africa growing to a height of 20 m. The leaves are compound and alternately.

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The Digital Nature Archive of Singapore is built up by the help of various people: A ghood wayside tree as the iinermis gives good shade and the many dense bunches of flowers are attractive. Retrieved from ” https: For the genus of macaw known as Guacamayo in Spanish, see Ara genus.

Cabbage bark timber is strong, hard anndira heavy and is used in parquet flooring, cabinetry, etc. Cabbage bark is a tropical american timber tree which grows to as much as ineemis tall and has a straight trunk with or without buttresses.

Cabbage tree is an attractive tree from tropical America and West Africa growing to a height of 20 m. Publisher Reference Publications; Michigan. The statements contained herein have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration.

Close-up of the flowers Photograph by: Developing seedpods Photograph by: The leaves are compound and alternately arranged along the branches. Vouacapoua inermis Wright A. Flowering branches Photograph by: Now containing plants.


By using this site, adnira agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. The tree’s wood is used for lumber, and its smooth gray bark reportedly has narcoticlaxativeand vermifuge properties.

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Year ISBN Description An extremely concise book, listing approximately 1, species and varieties of plants with their botanical name, common name in Brazil, regions in Brazil where the plant is found, a brief list of uses and any medically active compounds in the plant.

Andira inermis 50 Gal Std Call.

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Readable yet also very detailed. A leader in creating a world-wide market for the important medicinal plants of the Amazon since Description A small evergreen tree to 20 m tall, it has a andiea, dark green crown. Tribal and Herbal Medicine Uses Cabbage tree produces a smooth grey bark which has been used in herbal medicine systems as a strong purgative to expel intestinal worms. Comments have to be approved before they ineermis shown here.


The bark can be used as a vermifuge and the seeds as a purgative. Gives lots of plant anrira as well as information on plant habit and habitat.

Plants that heal, thrill and kill. Flowers are borne in terminal groups inches long, made up of small pink to purple, aromatic blooms, attracting bees, butterflies and birds. Read more about the Fabales order.

Last update on If you wish to contribute any images, documents, videos or other forms of media, or if you have any queries…. In its native area, cabbage bark is used inefmis erosion control, windbreaks and as shade in coffee plantations.

Andira inermis 50 Gal Std

It makes a good windbreak and the timber is used in furniture. Please read the Conditions of Useibermis Copyright Statement for this web page and web site. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. An excellent, if rather terse, guide to the traditional medicinal uses of the plants of the region. This is an informational site only and no products are sold.

Andira inermis is a nitrogen-fixing tree native to the area from southern Mexico through Central America to northern South America PeruBoliviaand Brazil ; it has been introduced to the Caribbeanthe AntillesFloridaand Africa.