Like other Afzelia spp., the wood of Afzelia africana is characterized by an excellent stability with little susceptibility to variations in humidity. Afzelia africana is a medium to large deciduous tree up to 40 m high. It is mostly used for its high-grade timber but has good potential to provide. Benin; Burkina Faso; Cameroon; Central African Republic; Chad; Congo; Congo, The Democratic Republic of the; Côte d’Ivoire; Ghana; Guinea; Guinea-Bissau;.
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In general, Afzelia africana regenerates poorly. Antidiabetic and haematological effect of aqueous extract of stem bark of Africaba africana Smith on streptozotocin-induced diabetic Wistar rats.
Trop Anim Health Prod. September Learn how and when afrivana remove this template message. The white or yellow substance, afzelin, which is present in the vessels of the wood, can cause it to stain textiles and other materials that come into contact with it when damp.
FTIR studies of thermal stability of the oils and methyl esters from Afzelia africana and Hura crepitans seeds. It is advised to add ash to the containers to reduce insect damage. Fruit ash is applied against leprosy, and as soap substitute.
Afzelia african a has poor regeneration rate because of fires, and of predation of seedlings by animals. The wood is hard to cut, stellite-tipped and tungsten carbide tools are recommended; nailing and screwing are good, but pre-boring is recommended; gluing is correct for internal use; filling is recommended to obtain a good finish.
Afzelia africana – Wikipedia
Smartphone users afzeelia have information on a plant directly for the pfaf. The seed is used as a thickening agent for soup in South-Eastern parts of Nigeria though it is also reported to have some toxicity Igwenyi et al. The pulp is combined with Pericopsis and Tamarindus and used as a diuretic and febrifuge[ ]. They are used locally for manufacturing a soap[ 46, ]. The high value of its wood and its ability africanaa grow in mono-specific stands make it economically interesting.
The flowers are sweet scented, white to yellowish, zygomorphous bearing 5 afzeliia among which one is 1. Afzelia africana woodland decreases and is being invaded by more fire-tolerant species when it is commonly burned.
They are prized for their quality wood, their bark which has many medicinal uses, and their nitrogen-rich leaves which enrich the africzna. Raising rabbits and guinea pigs cavies for meat in smallholder environments in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. They can be effectively included in growing rabbit diets.
Camels There is no literature available on the use of Afzelia africana by camels as of December Experiments showed that flour with potential for use in pastries can be made from the seeds.
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Drying usually does not cause problems, without deformation and splitting, but the wood dries rather slowly. Views Read View source View history.
It is mostly used for its high-grade timber but has good potential to provide fodder for livestock and food. Plants For A Future have a number of books available in paperback and digital form. This is often a result of regular burning of the vegetation and high predation of seedlings by animals. Effect of browse plant foliage supplementation on the performance of buckling goats fed threshed sorghum top basal diet.
Seedlings are very sensitive to fire, browsing and drought. afelia
Habitats Humid and dry forests, tree savannahs, forest galleries[ ]. Plant Resources of Tropical Africa Introduction.
Afzelia africana – Useful Tropical Plants
For thick boards more than 7. Habit in Senegalwith foliage below. The use of a filler is recommended to obtain smooth surfaces. Afzelia africana is characteristic for afzeia transition zone between wooded savanna and dense dry forest, and for dense semi-deciduous forest in more humid regions. Roberty and douka Tieghemella africana Pierre.
The wood is durable to very durable, being resistant to termites and dry wood borers and very resistant to fungi. It occurs up to m altitude.