Androstachys johnsonii Prain [family EUPHORBIACEAE], in Bull. Misc. Inform., Kew (); – (). —Hutchinson in F.T.A. 6, 1: Androstachys johnsonii is a tree that can grow up to 30 metres tall. The straight, cylindrical bole can be free of branches for up to 15 metres and 60 – 90cm in. Androstachys johnsonii Prain. Higher Classification. Dicotyledons. Family. PICRODENDRACEAE. Synonyms. Androstachys subpeltatis (Sim) Phillips, Weihea.

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The wood is greasy to the touch. Leaves decussately opposite, simple and entire; stipules initially fused into a sheath up to 3.

The rates of shrinkage are moderate, from green to oven dry 5. Their dimensions are 6. South African tourist operators in Mozambique used it extensively for building structures near or in sea water. Plant Resources of Tropical Africa.

Androstachys johnsonii Prain

The heartwood is light brown to reddish brown, often with darker veining, it is not clearly demarcated. Androstachys johnsonii Wissenschatlicher Name: Briza Publications, Pretoria, South Africa.


The heartwood is pale brown to golden yellowish brown or pale reddish brown, with darker markings, and indistinctly demarcated from the whitish yellow, 1—1. Flowering time is October—November. Anatomical characteristics, properties and use of traditionally used and lesser-known wood species from Mozambique: Wood Science and Technology 42 6: Diversity and uses of plant species in Goba, Lebombo mountains, Mozambique, with emphasis on trees and shrubs In: Androstachys johnsonii is a gregarious species reported in mountainous areas along johnsonoi, frequently in pure stands.

However, in several areas larger trees have been exploited heavily for their wood, and already in an area of nearly 20, ha was designated in Mozambique as reserve Baixo Pinda Forest Reserve to protect the coastal forest and enable the recovery of Androstachys johnsonii.

The flowers provide nectar for honey bees, but it has been recorded that the honey is poisonous and has a purgative johnsonil. Generic tree flora of Madagascar. Androstachys johnsonii Androstachys johnsonii Prain x jounsonii 97k – jpg www.

Natural Andrsotachys Very durable to decay; without preservative treatment.

Androstachys johnstonii grows very slowly. Monotypic Malpighiales genera Picrodendraceae Trees of Africa.

MECRUSSE (Androstachys johnsonii)

This page was last edited on 22 Marchat Botanical Description The tree reaches a height of 30 m, with diameters from 50 to 80 cm. Handcraft 66 – Maderas latinoamericanas. The wood is also used as firewood and for charcoal production. Johnson, a 19th-century Director of Agriculture in Mozambique. Seeds germinate readily, and young plants are hardy and can survive in quite dry johjsonii warm localities.


Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 95 1: Androstachys johnsonii wood in radial section. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. Luster This species is low in luster. Flore de Madagascar et des Comores plantes vasculairesfamille Its timber is of economical interest. There are citation in web searches related to Androstachys johnsonii Prain. Androstachs with ‘species’ microformats. There are book citations related to Androstachys johnsonii Prain.

Vessels per mm2 more than 20 very abundant. Shimane University, Matsue, Japan.