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Useful Tropical Plants

Machaerium incorruptibile

(Vell.) Benth.

Fabaceae

+ Synonyms

Nissolia incorruptibilis Vell.

Machaerium fluminense Rudd

Machaerium mucronatum Vogel

Common Name: Jacarandá Rosa

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General Information

Machaerium incorruptibile is a semi-evergreen tree usually growing from 5 - 13 metres tall with a cylindrical bole[
1527
Title
Taxonomia de Machaerium incorruptibile (Vell.) Benth., e espécies afins (Leguminosae - Papilionoideae) na Mata AtlÃ
Publication
Rodriguésia 58 (1): 017-025. 2007
Author
Ribeiro R.D. & Lime H.C. de
Publisher
 
Year
2007
ISBN
 
Description
 
].
The tree yields a high quality timber that is used locally and has been traded internationally[
461
Title
Diccionario das Plantas Uteis do Brasil
Publication
 
Author
Correa M.P.
Publisher
Imprensa Nacional; Rio de Janeiro
Year
1926
ISBN
 
Description
A massive work in 6 volumes giving details of the various uses of Brazilian plants.
].

Known Hazards

None known

Botanical References

1527
Title
Taxonomia de Machaerium incorruptibile (Vell.) Benth., e espécies afins (Leguminosae - Papilionoideae) na Mata AtlÃ
Publication
Rodriguésia 58 (1): 017-025. 2007
Author
Ribeiro R.D. & Lime H.C. de
Publisher
 
Year
2007
ISBN
 
Description
 

Range

S. America - eastern Brazil (Sao Paulo, Ro de Janeiro, Esperiot Santo, Bahia)

Habitat

Atlantic rainforest, usually near the coast, in seasonally semideciduous forest and tropical rain forest[
1527
Title
Taxonomia de Machaerium incorruptibile (Vell.) Benth., e espécies afins (Leguminosae - Papilionoideae) na Mata AtlÃ
Publication
Rodriguésia 58 (1): 017-025. 2007
Author
Ribeiro R.D. & Lime H.C. de
Publisher
 
Year
2007
ISBN
 
Description
 
].

Properties

Other Uses Rating *  *  *  *
HabitTree
Height10.00 m
PollinatorsInsects
Cultivation StatusWild

Cultivation Details



This species is closely related to Machaerium firmum[
1527
Title
Taxonomia de Machaerium incorruptibile (Vell.) Benth., e espécies afins (Leguminosae - Papilionoideae) na Mata AtlÃ
Publication
Rodriguésia 58 (1): 017-025. 2007
Author
Ribeiro R.D. & Lime H.C. de
Publisher
 
Year
2007
ISBN
 
Description
 
].
This species has a symbiotic relationship with certain soil bacteria; these bacteria form nodules on the roots and fix atmospheric nitrogen. Some of this nitrogen is utilized by the growing plant but some can also be used by other plants growing nearby[
755
Title
Nodulation Plants in GRIN Taxonomy
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://www.ars-grin.gov/~sbmljw/cgi-bin/taxnodul.pl?language=en
Publisher
United States Department of Agriculture
Year
0
ISBN
 
Description
An online database listing plants that have either positive or negative reports on root and stem nodulation with nitrogen-fixing bacteria.
].

Edible Uses

None known

Medicinal

None known

Other Uses

The wood is very hard, durable. A high-quality timber, it is used for civil and naval construction, piers and other items exposed to water, external works, posts, poles, turnery, musical instruments including harps and flutes, luxury woodworking and carpentry[
461
Title
Diccionario das Plantas Uteis do Brasil
Publication
 
Author
Correa M.P.
Publisher
Imprensa Nacional; Rio de Janeiro
Year
1926
ISBN
 
Description
A massive work in 6 volumes giving details of the various uses of Brazilian plants.
,
528
Title
Indicador de Madeiras e Plantas Uteis do Brasil.
Publication
 
Author
Fonseca E. T. De
Website
http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org
Publisher
 
Year
1922
ISBN
 
Description
Brief details of some of the uses of Brazilian plants. It can be downloaded from the Internet.
].

Propagation

Seed -
Cite as: Tropical Plants Database, Ken Fern. tropical.theferns.info. 2018-12-14. <tropical.theferns.info/viewtropical.php?id=Machaerium+incorruptibile>

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