Acrocarpus fraxinifolius. Fabaceae – Caesalpinioideae. Wight et. Arn. mundani. Acrocarpus fraxinifolius (Herbert Menendez). Acrocarpus fraxinifolius (Herbert. Acrocarpus combretiflorus Teijsm. & Binn. Synonym. Acrocarpus fraxinifolius var. guangxiensis & Synonym. Acrocarpus grandis (Miq.)Miq. Acrocarpus fraxinifolius orginates from tropical Asia, where it occurs naturally from Nepal and India to Thailand, southern China and western Indonesia.

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Acrocarpus fraxinifolius shingle tree ; branches and foliage. Clarendon Press Tewari DN, Panchgani, Satara district Maharashtra, India.

The Commonwealth Forestry Review. Plantation establishment pattern for community forestry plantations in the bhabar terai. Backhuys Publishers, Leiden, Netherlands.

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This description is based on our research and observations made of this plant fraxlnifolius it grows in our nursery, in the nursery garden and in other gardens that we have visited. Toggle navigation useful plants for warm climates. Species specific search options Taxon Hierarchy.


It is noted for attracting wildlife. The sapwood is highly susceptible to fungal and insect attacks. Coppices readily and grows extremely rapidly 1. From the beds they can be planted bare-rooted or as stumps or striplings[ ].

Caesalpiniaceae Leguminosae – Caesalpinioideae. Distribution Table Top of page The distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available. Acrocarpus Wight ex Arn. Larval host plants of the butterflies of the Western Ghats, India Desc: Apparently, Acrocarpus fraxinifolius does not have nitrogen-fixing root nodules.

Acrocarpus fraxinifolius – Pink Cedar

Acrocarpus fraxinifolius wood in tangential section. Pink Cedar is a fast-growing tree, which can reach m in height. It succeeds at elevations from sea level to about 2, metres, growing best in areas where the annual precipitation is between – 3, mm and the temperature ranges between 15 acroarpus 26?

Seedlings are ready for planting out when 3 months old and 30 – 45 cm tall[ ]. Indian Forester, Views Read Edit View history.

Seed – pre-soak for 5 minutes in adrocarpus water and leave to soak for 24 hours in warm water before sowing in a shaded bed[ ]. You can unsubscribe at anytime.


Wood News, 5 1: Red-Orange, Pale Green flowers appear on tree when leafless. The tree coppices vigorously, in Rwanda some sprouts reaching 5 m after 2 years, but in Malawi poor coppicing ability has been noted. Zech W, Drechsel P, Retrieved frsxinifolius Oct Seedlings from the nursery beds can be planted bare-rooted or as stumps avrocarpus striplings.

Publication on JoTT Desc: It is also used as firewood and for charcoal production.

Acrocarpus fraxinifolius has been identified as one of the food plant for the endangered lion tailed macaque during the period of fruit scarcity. A textual diagnostic description of the species that is not necessarily structured.

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Acrocarpus fraxinifolius shingle tree 1. User specific search options User. The seedlings are pricked out into beds or containers and placed in full sunlight.

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