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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Histologybranch of biology concerned with campechianu, composition and structure of plant and animal tissues in relation to their specialized functions. The wood was introduced into Europe as a dyeing substance soon after the discovery of America, but for many years from to its use in England was prohibited by legislative enactment on account of the interior dyes which at first were produced by its employment. When several references are cited, they may give conflicting information on the status.

National Germplasm Resources Laboratory. Dylon Inkodye Procion Rit. The fruit is a lanceolate, extremely flattened pod, cm long, pointed at both ends, dehiscent not along the sutures but along the median of the sides, usually 2-seeded Seegeler, ; Wagner et al. Datasheet Haematoxylum campechianum logwood. Description Top of page Small, bushy thorny, gnarled shrub or tree up to 15 m tall; trunk irregularly fluted and contorted, attaining a length of m and a diameter of 60 cm, bark grey to brown, rather smooth, peeling in flakes.


This was about years before any Central American nation became independent. This is an informational site only and no products are sold. Haematoxtlon Systems, 14 2: Seedlings and young plants should be hand-pulled and removed from treated areas, while large plants should be cut with specialized equipment due to the presence of thorns.

It is said to be ready for felling when about 8 years old.

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Selling this dye made a lot of money for people in Europe but did very little for campecgianum quality of life for people in Belize. The statements contained herein have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. Taxonomic Tree Top of page Domain: The haematoxylin is also a histological stain used for staining cell nuclei Seegeler, ; Gurib-Fakim, The most endangered major tropical ecosystem.

The wood is heavy and extremely hard. Heartwooddead, central wood of trees. Logwood tree, Haematoxylon species. Flora of Australia Online. This species is included in the Global Compendium of Weeds Generate a print friendly version containing campechlanum the sections you need.

The leaves are pinnately compound feather-formed with oval or heart-shaped leaflets. The fact that H. Haematoxylum is a small genus with about four species native to Central America and southern Africa.

However, from to haemaoxylon England the use of this species was prohibited by legislation to protect dyes already in use there. This is actually a branch of the study of Economic Botany. More information about modern web browsers can be found at http: Habitat Top of page Within its native distribution range, H.


LogwoodHaematoxylum campechianumalso called bloodwood treetree of the pea family Fabaceaenative to Central America and the West Indies. Leave a Reply Click here to cancel reply. Distribution Table Top of page The distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available. Prevention and Control Top of page Mechanical control must be practiced over a several year period as dormant seeds will continue to germinate.

Lydia was a hospitable business-woman and seller of purple clothes. Logwood grows 9—15 metres 30—50 feet tall and has a short, crooked trunk.

The colour of Belize Logwood (Haematoxylon campechianum)

campdchianum Flora of China Editorial Committee, Mechanical control must be practiced over a several year period as dormant seeds will continue to germinate. History of Introduction and Spread Top of page H. I, the copyright holder of this work, hereby cajpechianum it under the following license:.

University of the West Indies, You can make it easier for us to review and, hopefully, publish your contribution by keeping a few points in mind. Shortly after, they began enslaving Africans to do their resource extraction.

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