Entandrophragma utile is a deciduous Tree growing to 45 m (ft) by 30 m (98ft) at a slow rate. It is hardy to zone (UK) The plant is not self-fertile. Suitable. Entandrophragma utile in the Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN) , U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service. BOTANIC DESCRIPTION. Entandrophragma utile is a large tree up to 60 m and more in height, with a DBH of more than cm. Crown regular with few.

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The wood kiln dries satisfactorily, but material with much interlocked grain may give difficulties.

Views Read View entandropjragma View history. Bark sap is taken or used as a wash to treat stomach-ache and kidney pain, it is rubbed in to relieve rheumatism, and it is dropped into the eyes to treat eye inflammations and into the ear to treat otitis. Some information cannot be used for commercial reasons or be modified but some can. When the extract was given after establishment of peak output, the gastric acidity dramatically fell uttile below the basal level.

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utole This supports the traditional medicinal use of the bark against peptic utilee in Nigeria. Useful trees and shrubs for Uganda: The fruit valves have been used as spoons. It is sometimes termed under the generic label of mahoganyand while Entandrophragma is part of the Meliaceae family, it is not classified as genuine mahogany. The species shares many of the characteristics of genuine mahogany and is used as an alternative, with Sapele and Utile in particular bearing a close resemblance.


Saplings of Entandrophragma utile are more light-demanding than those of other Entandrophragma spp. It belongs to the tribe Swietenieae and is related to LovoaKhaya and Pseudocedrela. Ecological profiles of large timber species. Citation in news articles.

Image credit Link to this image Add to scrapbook How you can use this image. Views Read Edit View history. Volume utlle, Families M—R. Entandrophragma utile leaf, opened fruit and seeds. Larvae of the beetle Xylosandrus compactus bore into young shoots, while fruits and seeds are attacked by larvae of the lepidopterous insect Mussidia nigrivenella.

In Gabon Entandrophragma utile is uncommon, in most regions even rare. In some regions it has even become near to extinction, e.

Entandrophragma utile

Bark extracts showed fungicidal activity against Pyricularia oryzae. Some entilins showed moderate in-vitro antimalarial activity against chloroquine-resistant strains of Plasmodium falciparum. The wood kiln dries satisfactorily, but material with much interlocked grain may give difficulties.

Overhead shade promotes the survival of young seedlings, which are liable to mite and insect attacks in full sunlight.


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The seeds contain limonoids and steroids, but no tannins and saponins. Entandrophragma utile does not seem to be a logical choice for planting in agroforestry systems because its early growth is too slow. When seedlings are grown in pots, it should be taken into account that they develop a long taproot; roots should be cut back several times in ytile 1—2-year-long period that the seedlings are raised in the nursery.

Entandrophragma utile tree habit.

The fruit valves have been used as spoons. Gasson Growth and development Young seedlings grow slowly; root development takes considerable time. For more information about QR Codes click here. Shimane University, Matsue, Japan, pp.

Entandrophragma utile is an important timber species of Entandfophragma for export. Found in tropical Africa, Sipo Mahogany Entandrophragma utile is a large tree growing up to 55 m tall with blunt buttresses.

In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. However, it can also be found in evergreen forest. Entandrophragma utile is characterized as a non-pioneer light demander. The wood has a faint cedar-like smell. Natural regeneration entandrpohragma often scarce in natural forest, but it has also been reported as abundant.