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Useful Tropical Plants

Machaerium pedicellatum

Vogel

Fabaceae

+ Synonyms

Machaerium allemanii Benth.

Machaerium scleroxylum Allemão

Common Name: Jacarandá Tan

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General Information

Machaerium pedicellatum is a tree
The tree is harvested from the wild for local use as a source of wood.

Known Hazards

None known

Botanical References


Range

S. America - eastern Brazil (Rio de Janeiro, Espirito Santo, Minas Gerais, Bahia)

Habitat

Savannah, riverine forest, gallery forest and seasonally semi-deciduous forest.

Properties

Other Uses Rating *  *  *
HabitTree
Height0.00 m
PollinatorsInsects
Cultivation StatusWild

Cultivation Details



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.
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Edible Uses

None known

Medicinal

None known

Other Uses

The attractive, red wood is dery durable, resistant to the attacks of insects, including marine borers, and extremely hard Of high quality, it is used in heavy construction, including for use in water and exposed to the soil[
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.
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Propagation

Seed -
Cite as: Tropical Plants Database, Ken Fern. tropical.theferns.info. 2018-10-21. <tropical.theferns.info/viewtropical.php?id=Machaerium+pedicellatum>

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