Chloroxylon swietenia provides a decorative timber, used for furniture, panelling, pattern making, interior trim, cabinet work, flooring, boxes, crates, interior. PDF | Chloroxylon swietenia belonging to family Rutaceae is a medicinal and aromatic tree of dry deciduous forests. It is used in decorative veneer, furniture and. Summary. Chloroxylon swietenia or commonly known as East Indian Stainwood is a tropical, medium-sized deciduous tree native to southern India.

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The wood is used to make ploughs and handles for agricultural implements. This file contains additional information such as Exif metadata which may have been added by the digital camera, scanner, or software program used to create or digitize it. Deciduous small to medium-sized tree up to 18 —25 m tall; bole straight, cylindrical, branchless for up to 4. Heart wood constituents of Chloroxylon swietenia. May also be referred to include anatomy.

The crushed leaves are applied externally to treat wounds, snakebites and rheumatism[ ]. From the stem bark coumarins swietenone, swietenocoumarins A—F, 8-prenylnodakenetin and demethylluvangetin and quinolinone alkaloids swietenidins A and B were isolated. From the heartwood 2,4-dihydroxyprenycinnamic acid was isolated, as well as an alkaloid skimmianine and coumarins swietenol, xanthyletin, xanthoxyletin, 7-demethylsuberosin and alloxanthoxyletin.

Chloroxylon swietenia is a deciduous Tree growing to 18 m 59ft by 18 m 59ft at a fast rate. Renu, Sanjana Julias Thilakar, D.

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Chloroxylon swietenia wood is traded internationally, e. Preboring is recommended in nailing and screwing, but nail-holding and screw-holding properties are rated as good. A general description, with any kind of information about the taxon. Inflorescence a terminal or axillary pyramid-shaped panicle up to 15 cm long, short-hairy. A bark extract is considered astringent and taken to treat fever, chest pain and in a mixture with other plants to treat asthma[ ].

The wood is often striped or mottled, and remarkably lustrous. Dry deciduous forest on poor, well-drained sandy or rocky soils, at low to medium altitudes[ ]. Chloroxylon swietenia has shown good growth rates in Nigeria. Succeeds in most soils that are well-drained[ ]. This is a QR code short for Quick Response which gives fast-track access to our website pages.

The wood is reported to cause skin irritation. Chloroxylon swietenia Chloroxylon swietenia- East Indian The rates of shrinkage from green to oven dry are moderately high: Chloroxylon swietenia chloroxylon swietenia x 85 – 22k – jpg martuvam.

The heartwood is rated as highly resistant to attack by all types of fungi, but in India it is reported to possess little resistance to attack by termites.

Kiln drying may produce good results with little degrade, but is rather slow. Please view the copyright link for more information. Showing 0 of 0 comments. A neat finishing makes it possible to obtain a perfectly polished surface and a beautiful glazed effect. Hills up to m. It is, in addition, used as fuel wood.


The crushed leaves are applied to treat wounds, snakebites and rheumatism. Indian satinwood tree. Our new book to be released soon is Edible Shrubs. The wood turns and stains well, but is difficult to glue[ ]. The wood is heavy, hard, durable, and used as decorative timber and in heavy construction, agricultural equipment, boat building, and railway sleepers.

Chloroxylon swietenia wood in transverse section. The wood is strong and hard.

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The present study was carried out to document the diversity of arborescent angiosperm Both the leaf and the stem oils exhibited moderate to strong activities against a panel of bacteria and fungi. Tree Height 16 m.

Chloroxylon swietenia provides a decorative timber, used for furniture, panelling, pattern making, interior trim, cabinet work, flooring, boxes, crates, interior joinery, carvings, toys, musical instruments and luxury goods. This page was last edited sqietenia 15 Julyat The honey from the flower is bitter in taste.

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Always seek advice from a choroxylon before using a plant medicinally. Boring operations are reported to be rather difficult, and the wood requires to be held firmly in boring operations to prevent chattering.

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