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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The dyes give a permanent colour to several fabrics such as silk, wool, cotton, nylon and rayon.

The colour of Belize Logwood (Haematoxylon campechianum) | Belize Info Center

After that period, British traders started the haematoxglon of wood from the Yucatan Peninsula, where they founded a colony that is now Belize, and French traders established their own haemtoxylon of H. Adobe Photoshop Elements 2. This file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.

Soil Tolerances Top of page Soil drainage seasonally waterlogged Soil reaction neutral Soil texture heavy Special soil tolerances shallow. Flora of Puerto Rico and Adjacent Islands: Learn More in these related Britannica articles: Logwood also played an important role in the lives of century buccaneers and into the Golden Age of Piracy. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Flora de Cuba, 2: Retrieved 18 September The following other wikis use this file: Dyesubstance used to impart colour to textiles, paper, leather, and other materials such that the colouring is not readily altered by washing, heat, light, or other factors to which the material is likely to be exposed.

You will remember that the colour purple has been very symbolic, since Biblical times. Distribution Maps Top of page You can pan and zoom the map. The tree trunk and branches are thorned and become more gnarled with age, lending to it’s attractive appearance. How Piracy Forged an Empire. Retrieved from ” https: If the file has been modified from its campecyianum state, some details such as the timestamp may not fully reflect those of haematixylon original file.


However, from to in England the use of this species was prohibited by legislation to protect dyes already in use there.

It is also useful against diarrhoea, dysentery, dyspepsia, and leucorrhoea. History of Introduction and Spread Top of page H. Agroforestry Systems, 14 2: By exposure to air, through repeated turnings of the mass, haematein is developed from the haematoxylin, and the chips gradually become coated with the brilliant metallic green crystals of haematein.

Views Read Edit View history. Royal Botanical Gardens, pp. Logwood extract haemateinlargely used in calico [cotton dress material printing, is obtained from the chips that are oxidized by the haematein, by lixiviation leachingthe solution being concentrated at as low a temperature as possible. There are two other species in this genus also exploited commercially.

Journal of Cytology and Genetics, There is no information or data available on the biological or chemical control of this species. Under favourable environmental conditions, trees can attain harvestable size in about 8 years Gurib-Fakim, Description Haematoxylon campechianum flofru.

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Taxonomic Tree Top of page Domain: Your contribution may be further edited by our staff, and its publication is subject to our final approval. Tribal and Herbal Medicine Uses Campeche wood is generally prepared as a decoction campechiaanum the treatment of diarrhea; it is an effective astringent drying agent.

Plant Chemicals The main compounds discovered in campeche include acetic acid, ellagic acid, ethyl gallate, haematoxylin, haematoxylol A, myricetin, oxalic-acid, phlobaphane, quercetin, resin, tannin, and tetra-o-methylhematoxylol-B.


You may find it helpful to search within the site to haematlxylon how similar or related subjects are covered. However, the World Agroforestry Cwmpechianum reports that trees planted in the botanical garden at Bogor Indonesia in were only 2 m tall in The most endangered major tropical ecosystem.

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Belizean young people should be educated about the biological resources of this country. The imports of logwood into the United Kingdom during the year amounted to 69, tons, estimated value of which waspounds sterling. Origins, Chemistry and Identification of Natural Dyestuffs. International Common Names English: I will continue to do my little part in haematxylon.

Campeche wood is generally prepared as a decoction for the treatment of diarrhea; it is an effective astringent drying agent. Seeds can be easily dispersed by wind, water, and human activities. By using this site, you agree to the Terms haematoxglon Use and Privacy Policy. One or more of the features that are needed to show you the maps functionality are not available in the web browser that you are using.

Smithsonian Contributions to Botany, Species within the subfamiliy Caesalpinioideae are woody plants that may be recognized by their usually once-compound leaves and monosymmetric flowers with the odd petal adaxial and a well-developed hypanthium Stevens,

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