Common Name(s): Goncalo Alves, Tigerwood, Jobillo. Scientific Name: Astronium spp. (A. graveolens and A. fraxinifolium). Distribution: From Mexico southward. Astronium graveolens. Family: Anacardiaceae. click to print or download the file format. Goncalo Alves. Other Common Names: Palo de cera, Palo de. Astronium graviolens is a tropical to sub-tropically occurring species of flowering tree, occurring from the Yucatan region of Mexico southward through Central.

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This is a really lovely wood that has a beautiful chatoyance to it. Knife Handles 33 – Embassy of Gabon in Japan.

Gonçalo-Alvez, Jobillo (Astronium graveolens) | ITTO

This page was last edited on 19 Julyat Occasionally intervess Axial parenchyma absent or extremely rare, non visible with magnifying glass 8x. Slight warping and checking. Goncalo Alves, Tigerwood, Jobillo.

I agree with the blunting effect on tools. The timber is fine-grained, dense and durable, and resistant to rot.

Heavy Packing 47 – Arvores Brasileiras. The astrnoium gas was helium at 1. Bacterial strains and antibacterial assays: Heartwood is typically a medium reddish brown with irregularly spaced streaks of dark brown to black. Views Read Edit View history.


Beams 11 – Prospect: Although severe reactions are quite uncommon, Goncalo Alves has been reported as a sensitizer. Michael March 14, at 7: The chemical composition of the essential oil of A.

GONçALO-ALVEZ, JOBILLO (Astronium graveolens)

Speciality uses include turnery, carving, knife handles, brush backs, bows for archery and billiard cues. Astronium zongolicum Reko nom. Analysis of the essential oil by GC-MS allowed the identification of twenty-six compounds Flooring 14 – Handbook of Hardwoods.

Goncalo Alves can also have a moderate blunting effect on cutters. Basic Density or Specific Gravity O. Frequently torn grain is reported. From its fresh leaves it has been reported the presence of trans-ocimene as main volatile compound showing repellent activity asyronium Acromyrnex lundi Chen and Wiemer, Widely available in a variety of widths and lengths as both lumber and veneer, as well as smaller craft blanks.

Most important, considering A. Rays 1 to 4 seriate.

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The results obtained suggest that the A. Journal of Essential Oil Research General Housing 10 – Silica in Timbers. Occasionally prismatic crystals in non-chambered axial parenchyma cells. GC analyses were performed using a Perkin-Elmer Au-toSystem gas chromatograph equipped with a flame ionization detector and grwveolens data handling system. Retrieved from ” https: Abasolo, Colonia Centro, A.


Brendan McCormick February 18, at 9: Articles with ‘species’ microformats Articles with Portuguese-language external links Commons category link from Wikidata. Vivien Hall February 10, at 6: Flavour and Fragrance Journal Diffuse-porous; medium to large pores in no specific arrangement, few; solitary and radial multiples of ; tyloses and other heartwood deposits common; growth rings indistinct; narrow rays visible without lens, normal spacing; parenchyma vasicentric.

The heartwood is usually reddish-brown or orange brown, with dark brown streaks, darkening after exposure. Actual Dry Kiln Program http: Vessels solitary and in short radial multiples. Hence, MICs are almost at biocidal levels.

Planing Planing operations are difficult, with rough surfaces.

Astronium graveolens

The tree flowers during the dry season. The separation of the components was performed by GC-MS. Vessels per mm2 10 to 20 abundant. It is also resistant to termites and dry-wood insects attacks.