The wood is used for construction in house building, planks, flooring, joinery and food containers. It is suitable for interior trim, ship building. Find technical and marketing information for lesser-used tropical timber species, LUS. Learn more on our Ebiara (Berlinia grandiflora) page. Group. Dicot. Family. Fabaceae – Caesalpinioideae. Genus. Berlinia. Species. Berlinia grandiflora (Vahl) Hutch. & Dalziel. Notes. (fr: melegba des galeries).
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Moderately durable to decay. Many species closely resemble each other, and identification may be problematic. This page was last modified on 26 Marchat The wood works and saws moderately well, but occasionally rapid blunting of saw teeth and cutting edges may occur. Berlinia grandiflora occurs mostly in gallery forest in savanna areas, up to m altitude. It prefers deep and well-drained soils. Scientific Name Berlinia grandiflora Hutch. Grandifolra Housing 10 – Silica in Timbers.
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Cabinet 24 – Empire Timbers. Occasionally axial parenchyma confluent. Views Read View source View history. It is unlikely to be threatened by genetic erosion. Keay, Berlinia confusa Hoyle and Berlinia coriacea Keay. Machining Machining of this species is reportedly easy.
Berlinia comprises about 20 species and is confined to tropical Africa with nearly all species occurring in West and Central Africa. Frames 16 – Woods of the World. Berlinia grandiflora is sometimes planted as ornamental tree and shade tree in villages, and as a shade tree in coffee plantations. Beams 11 – Prospect: Flooring 14 – Handbook of Hardwoods. Plant Resources of Tropical Africa Introduction. Westia grandiflora Vahl; Berlinia heudelotiana Baill.
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Planing Moderately easy; tools must be cautiously sharpened. Shutter Boards 20 – Prospect: Parquet 15 – Empire Timbers.
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Berlinia grandiflora will remain of local importance for its wood and medicine.