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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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.

Tropical Plants Database, Ken Fern. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. A superb work, with the minor irritation that the omburana from Portuguese is not of the best.

The wood is also employed in woodcut printmaking, due to its exceptional smoothness and lack of grooves resisting the blade. 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 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.


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. 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.

Breve texto em portugues e espanhol!!! Publisher David Hunt; Sherbourne, England.

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. 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.

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Amburana acreana Ducke A. Artists and artisans — especially in the Brazilian North-east — have traditionally produced pieces carved out of umburana tree trunks. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Create a free website or blog at WordPress. Its seeds are used in perfumery and to add aroma to spirits and cigars, besides finding application in cuisine as seasoning.


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Versatile and waterproof, this wood is extensively used in the construction of furniture, decks and verandas around the world. They now complain about the difficulties in obtaining the raw material for their work.

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. Last update on Stunning photographs of each species, brief details on the plant, its uses and how to grow it from seed.

Amburana acreana

Not for the casual reader. This site uses cookies. If you would like to support this site, please consider Donating. Comments have to be approved before they are shown here. The uses of umburana are not restricted to this.

Publisher Weinheim Year ISBN – Description An excellent and very comprehensive guide but it only gives very short descriptions of the uses without any d of how to utilize the plants. Type the digit seven into the box. If you have any useful information about this plant, please leave a comment.