Abstract. CAMPOS, Vania Celene Alecrim et al. Micropropagation of umburana de cheiro. Cienc. Rural [online]. , vol, n.4, pp Epub Mar Torresea acreana Ducke. Common Name: Imburana de Cheiro. No Image. General Information. Amburana acreana is a deciduous tree growing up to 35 metres. Torresea acreana Ducke Acre amburana amburana d’Acre roble del pais ceregeira, cerejeira, cumaru-de-cheiro, cumarú-decheiro, imburana, palo-trebol.

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Cheio a free website or blog at WordPress. Versatile and waterproof, this wood is extensively used in the construction of furniture, decks and verandas around the world. The wood is also employed in woodcut printmaking, due to its exceptional smoothness and lack of grooves resisting the blade.

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A superb work, with the minor irritation that the translation from Portuguese is not of the best. If you would like to support this site, please consider Donating. Tropical Plants Database, Ken Fern.

Amburana acreana

Native of one of the most fragile and harmed ecosystem sin the world, the caatinga biome, the umburanaalongside the umbuzeiro and the juazeirosuffers with the destruction of its habitat, caused by deforesting and burning.


In parts of the Northeast and in other regions of Brazil, the umburana is so rare that printmakers of younger generations have only heard of the qualities of such wood, having had no chance to try out ts graphic resources for themselves. For the woodcut printmaker, the umburana-de-espinho or umburana-de-cambaois the wood that yields precise incisions, straight lines and homogeneous textures, thanks to the very low resistance to cutting tools that this wood boasts.

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Comments have to be approved before they are shown here. The project seeks to establish an imagistic dialogue about the pleasure it is for the woodcut printmaker to carve a matrix in this wood, which, in parallel, also warns about its loss.

The uses of umburana are imhurana restricted to this. Publisher University of Wisconsin Year ISBN Description An amazing and comprehensive work, giving a brief guide to the many genera of the family Fabaceae and also the principle uses of the genus.

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It is increasingly difficult to obtain access to such wood, thus rendering the pleasure of producing umburana artefacts, both utilitarian and artistic, a thing of the past, unavailable to future generations of artists and artisans.

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Breve texto em portugues e espanhol!!! Northeastern artists and artisans, who have traditionally used it, are now in lack of umburana wood and have replaced it with other types, including industrialized planks such as MDF. Publisher Weinheim Year ISBN – Description An excellent and very comprehensive guide but it only gives very short descriptions of the uses without any details of how to utilize the plants.


By cheior to use this website, you agree to their use. Type the digit seven into the box. Artists and artisans — especially in the Brazilian North-east — have traditionally produced pieces carved out of umburana tree trunks.

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Stunning photographs of each species, brief details on the plant, its uses and how to grow it from seed. Last update on Year ISBN 0 3 6 Description A very terse guide to the trees of Peru, managing to give basic guides to a large number of genera, with more detail on a few species in each genus.

If you have any useful information about this plant, please leave a comment. Its seeds are used in perfumery and to add aroma to spirits and cigars, besides finding application in cuisine as seasoning.