General Description: Acrocarpus fraxinifolius is a lofty, deciduous, buttressed tree, up to 60m in height and 8. The tree is found in the lower hill-forests of the eastern Himalayas, extending to Nagaland and Manipur, and in the evergreen hill-forests of South India. Bark is fairly smooth, greyish brown, and leaves are bipinnate with 30cm or more long rachis. There are pairs of oblong, elliptical-lanceolate or oblique leaflets.

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La naturaleza es obstinada, tiene muchos recursos y es sorprendentemente sabia. En las navidades de una pareja de amigos recien casados, Toni y Avelina, viajaron a Kenia de luna de miel. Semillas de Acrocarpus fraxinifolius. Setas de Armillaria mellea. No me lo podia creer. Estaca enraizada de Acrocarpus fraxinifolius. Estuvo varios meses sin crecer, como paralizada. Pensaba que la causa era la ausencia de sus polinizadores naturales.

No descarto que otras especies de aves hayan visitado las flores. Vaina madura de Acrocarpus fraxinifolius recogida en septiembre de Vaina anterior abierta mostrando las semillas de su interior. Luego se sumergen las semillas en agua templada durante 24 horas. Semillas ya hidratadas tras 24 horas en remojo. El tronco es recto y sin nervaduras. No precisa ser podado, ya que se autopoda de manera natural, cayendo por si mismas las ramas inferiores.

A la altura del pecho cms. Una muestra de las vainas de mundani recogidas del suelo. Las duras y oscuras semillas de su interior.

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Acrocarpus fraxinifolius

In the tropics this tree is known to reach great heights feet or more but is more likely to be an tree to no more than 70 feet in southern California. It has bipinnately compound leaves with 5 to 6 pairs of dark green 3 inch long oblong leaflets that are a bright reddish pink color when first emerging, then a pinkish yellow and finally a lime green color before maturing, giving the tree a multicolored look at the branch tips much of the spring and summer. In the early spring, just before or as the tree first leafs out, appear the many scarlet-red flowers in 3 to 6 inch long dense axillary racemes near, but not at, the branch tips. Plant in full sun and irrigate deeply regularly to occasionally. This tree is monospecific only one in the genus that is native to the montane rainforests below 4, feet along the Himalayas of eastern India and Myanmar Burma and further to the southeast through the Malay Peninsula to Sumatra and Java. It is known to be deep rooted and because of its fast growth and the quality of its wood, which is hard and strong, it is planted in many tropical and subtropical regions of the world. The wood is used for home construction, furniture and packing boxes and is also used as a shade tree in coffee plantations.



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