Common Name: Urunday. Astronium urundeuva. Rain forest remnant tree in open position. Photograph by: Fernando Tatagiba Creative Commons Attribution . Descriptions and articles about Astronium urundeuva in the Encyclopedia of Life. Includes Wikipedia. Astronium urundeuva (also referred to as Myracrodruon urundeuva) is a A. urundeuva is a broadleaf deciduous tree to 20 meters (about

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Urunday, Astronium urundeuva, is a deciduous tree with a pyramid-shaped crown. It grows up to meters tall with up to 80 cm bole diameter.

Urunday is used as a medicinal plant. In particular, its bark, including the resin it produces, are used against various pulmonary conditions, kidney problems, stomach ulcers, haemoptysis, uterine bleeding, colitis, and for post-natal vaginal washes. Recent studies have shown that Urunday have potential as treatment of nerve-degenerative diseases like Parkinson? The wood is very heavy, durable, and strong.

It is a source of muiracatiara timber. Plants For A Future can not take any responsibility for any adverse effects from the use of plants.

Urunddeuva seek advice from a professional before using a plant medicinally. The bark, and the resin obtained from it, are balsamic and haemostatic. They are used in the treatment of pulmonary complaints, kidney problems, haemoptysis, metrorrhagia, for post-natal vaginal washes, stomach ulcers and colitis[ ].

The resin is also tonic[ ]. Research has shown that both aqueous and alcohol extracts of the bark strongly inhibit gastric ulceration[ ].

Extracts of the bark have been qstronium to exert a neuro-protective effect and could provide benefits, along with other therapies, in neurodegenerative injuries, such as Parkinson? Other Uses The cherry-red to dark-brownish red wood is very heavy, very durable and strong[ 46]. It is an excellent timber for external work, being used for railroad ties, telegraph posts, bridge timbers, posts and piles[ 46].


The wood is a source of muiracatiara timber. We have no more specific information, but a general description of muiracatiara timber is as follows: The uurundeuva is fine; the grain straight or interlocked. The wood is heavy, hard and very durable, being resistant to fungi, dry wood borers and termites. It seasons normally with little risk of checking or distortion; once dry aztronium is poorly stable in service.

It has a fairly high axtronium effect upon toold, stellite-tipped and tungsten carbide tools are recommended; nailing and screwing are good, but pre-boring is necessary; gluing is poor. The wood has a wide range of applications, being used in cabinet making for high class furniture, for flooring, turnery, interior and exterior joinery, heavy carpentry, tool handles, musical instruments, carving etc[ ].

A plant of the warm temperate zone to the tropics, where it can succeed in semi-arid to moist regions with 2,mm of rain per year[ ]. Prefers a sunny position in a well-drained soil. In different silvicultural trials, trees of 3 years have attained a height of 1. Plants For A Future have a number of books available in paperback and digital form. Our new book to be released soon is Edible Shrubs. Seed – it does not need pre-treatment and is best sown as soon as it is ripe in a semi-shaded nursery bed.

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Astronium urundeuva – Allem? Dryland forests and savannahs[ ].

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America – northern Argentina, Paraguay, eastern, central and northeastern Brazil, Bolivia. Fernando Tatagiba – biologo. You can translate the content of this page urunndeuva selecting a language in the select box. Astronium urundeuva astroniium a deciduous Tree growing to 10 m 32ft by 8 m 26ft at a medium rate.

It is hardy to zone UK It cannot grow in the shade. It prefers dry or moist soil and can tolerate drought.

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QR Code What’s this? Some information cannot be used for commercial reasons or be modified but some can. Please view the copyright link for more information. Rainforests in moist areas and open, stunted woodland in arid areas[ ].