Lannea microcarpa Engl. & K. Krause [family ANACARDIACEAE]. Herbarium. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (K). Collection. Useful Plants of West Tropical Africa . PDF | Lannea microcarpa (Anacardiaceae) is a tropical tree used in African folk medicine and commercial dermopharmaceutical formulations. Lannea microcarpa. lannea_microcarpa-_dreyer-stiftung-_dano-_bf- _5_porembski__d64bd3 Common Name:Tree grapes. References.
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Click on “show more” to view them. The bark of Lannea welwitschii Hiern Engl. Towards the end of this period a small ladleful of wood ash is added as mordant, resulting in a darker coloured liquid that is kept boiling strongly for about half an hour. The root bark is considered good for treating skin-infections. Towards the end of this period a small ladleful of wood ash is added as mordant, resulting in a darker coloured liquid that is kept boiling strongly for about half an hour.
Le monde des teintures naturelles. Publisher Royal Botanic Gardens; Kew. To obtain a faster colour, bogolan dyers associate this dye mmicrocarpa a decoction of the bark microcatpa Anogeissus leiocarpa DC.
Between each dyeing, the cloth is dried in the sun. Showing 0 of 0 comments. Lannea microcarpa Borassus aethiopum crown with x – k – jpg en. In West Africa the bark of Lannea microcarpa is employed to dye cotton textiles a red-brown colour.
In Ghana among the Akan and the Ashanti people, the dye from the bark is traditionally used for mourning clothes although red synthetic dyestuffs may now be used instead. There are book citations related to Lannea microcarpa Engl. Microdarpa microcarpa Photo 9.
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Sap obtained from pounding the bark is given to epileptics and to persons subject to giddiness and fainting[ Title The Useful Plants of West Tropical Africa. Lannea microcarpa tree habit. The tree has a range of uses, being harvested from the wild to provide food, medicines, fibre, dyestuff and fuel for the local people. After it has cooled down, the decoction is filtered and is then ready for use as a dye bath[ Title Protabase – Plant Resources of Tropical Africa.
Lannea comprises about 40 microcarla, most of them restricted to Africa, and the bark of many of them is or has been used as a source micrcoarpa a red-brown dye.
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The plant seems to prefer friable deep soils and is often found on cultivated land[ Title The Useful Plants of Kicrocarpa Tropical Africa. Their Characteristics and Uses. In Benin dried pulverized aerial parts are rubbed into scarifications against pain between the ribs and are taken internally against colic. It can be dried and used like raisins[ Title Lost Crops of Africa.
Flowers unisexual, regular, 4-merous, c. Lannea microcarpa Photo 6.
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It turns yellow microcaepa acids are added to the bath. Range West tropical Africa – Senegal to Cameroon. A superb, if terse, resource, it is also available electronically on the Web – see http: Last update on After it has cooled down, the decoction is filtered and is then ready for use as a dye bath.
Lannea microcarpa Lannea microcarpa x – k – jpg en. Dioecious tree up to 15 m tall; lannra up to 70 cm in diameter, rather short; bark grey, slightly sweet-scented, smooth or with small scales when older, often with a spiral twist, very fibrous, slash reddish with fine white markings.
Editions ScientifikA, Amiens, France. It is also possible that bark mixtures are used sometimes. They can be propagated by seed. It is used in lanea and lotions for blotches, herpes, etc. A leaf decoction is drunk to treat swellings; it is also added to a bath.
Subsequently the microcarpx is dyed using iron-rich lxnnea of the bogolan technique. Garments made with this dye have traditionally been used as ceremonial robes at special occasions including hunting and war; to mark special stages of life such as circumcision, birth, menopause and death[ Title Protabase – Plant Resources of Tropical Africa. It is also possible that bark mixtures are used sometimes. Anthocyanins from fruits of Lannea microcarpa.
Lannea microcarpa Photo Views Read View source View history. Therefore, the exact identity of the species used in a particular dyeing process is not always certain, except from field observations complemented by botanical identification of the collected dye material. The dye is not very fast, except in micrlcarpa black parts of the design.
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Phytotherapy Research 15 5: However, Lannea acida is more important medicinally. Citation in scholarly articles. The wood is white, light, easy to work but deteriorates quickly; it is used in Senegal to make hoe handles and throughout West Africa as fuel and to make charcoal.