H. campechianum is a shrub or small tree widely grown commercially for its Cymbosepalum baronii Baker; Haematoxylon campechiaum L. Use: The extract is a purplish-red natural dye obtained from the Logwood tree. The logwood tree is a spiny tropical American tree (Haematoxylon. Description. Campeche is a fast growing ornamental tree that can reach up to 50 feet in height. It produces numerous delicate round leaflets and extremely.
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Haematoxylum campechianum (logwood)
The small yellow flowers grow in a cluster from the leaf axil upper angle between branch and leaf stem and produce long flattened pods that are pointed at both ends.
Retrieved 12 January Enumeration of the plants of Honduras. Notes on Taxonomy and Nomenclature Top of page Fabaceae is one the largest families of flowering plants.
Logwood grows 9—15 metres 30—50 feet tall and has a short, crooked trunk. Dicotyledonae Summary of Invasiveness H. This extract is also used to dye leather, fur, feathers and paper and to produce inks. The tree trunk campechianym branches are thorned and become more gnarled with age, lending to it’s attractive appearance.
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The wood is heavy and extremely hard. Leaves are alternate, paripinnate; stipules partly spine-like; leaflets in pairs, obovate, mm x mm, acute at base, closely veined and glabrous. Articles from Britannica Encyclopedias for elementary and high school students.
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Environmental Impact Top of page H. It is a subspecies…. This is an informational site only and no products are sold.
The campechhianum other wikis use this file: Articles with ‘species’ microformats All stub articles. Thank you for your feedback. The leaves are pinnately compound feather-formed with oval or heart-shaped leaflets. Haematoxylum campechianum blackwoodbloodwood treebluewoodcampeachy treecampeachy woodcampeche logwoodcampeche woodJamaica woodlogwood or logwood tree  is a species of flowering tree in the legume family, Fabaceaethat is native to southern Mexico and northern Central America.
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Flora de Cuba, 2: The maximum temperatures occur in April and May; the minimum temperatures in December and January. Flowering Plants of Jamaica. Her purple colour was probably extracted from marine animals. Further investigation is needed. Catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Madagascar.
National Tropical Botanic Gardens, pp. Logwood is also largely used in the preparation of ink and to a small extent in medicine. Tropical tree seed manual [ed.
It was actually the mordant that converted the red to purple which is stable. This species is also planted around houses as an ornamental for its delicate foliage and fragrant flowers.
Uses of tropical deciduous forest species by the Yucatecan Maya.