Blommed logwood trees, photography of flowers of palo de Campeche in El Peten area of Guatemala. Haematoxylum campechianum is indigenous in Mexico (along the south-eastern coast of the Gulf of Campeche and in Peninsular Yucatan) and Belize. Logwood: Logwood, (Haematoxylum campechianum), tree of the pea family ( Fabaceae), native to Central America and the West Indies. The wood is heavy and.

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The plant is thorny and makes an impenetrable but attractive hedge. Habitat Top of page Within its native distribution range, H. Fratres Borntraeger, pp. In Jamaica logwood is common on exposed limestone hillsides in dry secondary thickets.

Haematoxylum campechianum – Useful Tropical Plants

Flowering plant in native habitat Photograph by: Flora of the Cayman Islands. Finally, this species is used as a boundary, barrier or support plant, and in India and Southeastern Asia, it is occasionally cultivated as a hedge plant.

Description Top of page Small, bushy thorny, gnarled shrub or tree up to 15 m tall; trunk irregularly fluted and contorted, attaining a length of m and a diameter of 60 cm, bark grey to brown, rather smooth, peeling in flakes. It is also useful against diarrhoea, dysentery, dyspepsia, and leucorrhoea.

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Flowers are honey bearing and consequently the species is frequently planted by apiculturists near beehives. At present it is widely introduced in most tropical countries. LogwoodHaematoxylum campechianumalso called bloodwood treetree of the pea family Fabaceaenative to Central America and the West Indies.


Other people also said they had never noticed it blooming. Flora of China Web. A Global Compendium of Weeds. The progress of logwood extract. Flowering Plants of Jamaica. History of Introduction and Spread Top of page H. The pieces of wood are reduced to very small chips, which are boiled in hot water to extract the dye. The Editors of Encyclopaedia Britannica. There are no pictures available for this datasheet If you can supply pictures for this datasheet please contact: Haematoxylum campechianum close-up of branches obtained from Ethnobotany and floristics of Belize.

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Haematoxylum campechianum L.

haematoxylun American Journal of Botany, 84 8: Glossary of dyeing terms List of dyes. After that period, British traders started the export of wood from the Yucatan Peninsula, where they founded a colony that is now Belize, and French traders established their own plantations of H. The Leguminosae of Madagascar. In this way the graphic designers back in the office can select which results look the best. One or more layers of….

Further details may be available for individual references in the Distribution Table Details section which can be selected by going to Generate Report. Arboles y arbustos otiles de Mexico. There are 8 Wikipedia citations related to Haematoxylum campechianum L. Under natural conditions, this species does not propagate vegetatively and then cuttings have to be planted Seegeler, ; Gurib-Fakim, In commercial operations, the haeatoxylum is dehydration under vacuum to produce dye crystals Different colours are obtained by adding different mordants.


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In commercial operations, the dye-liquor is dehydration under vacuum to produce dye crystals. The plant produces a large amount of seed that germinate readily. Haematein is much used in ink, both for writing and painting. The wood is hard and heavy, in the to kgs per cubic meter 60 to 65 lbs per cubic ft range and is naturally resistant to rot and decay, but comes in logs too small and poorly-formed to make sawing them into lumber piratical.

There are citation in scholarly articles related to Haematoxylum campechianum L. Changes in circumstances after the time of publication may impact the accuracy of datasets and their contents. Celestine blue B and Mordant blue 3 were reasonable alternatives, but did not have the wide variety of haematoxypum of haematoxylin.

Logwood has been used as timber e.