Vernacular/common names: lucky bean tree, pod mahogany (Eng. National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. (2002). A list of trees, shrubs and woody climbers indigenous or naturalised in Rhodesia. Namely, excellent dimensional stability, and excellent rot resistance. Burrows, J.E., Burrows, S.M., Lötter, M.C. Tropicos.org 2020. Arrangement: solitary and radial multiples, Parenchyma: vasicentric, lozenge, winged, confluent, and marginal. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 61. Identification: See the article on Hardwood Anatomy for definitions of endgrain features. Umkamba (Ndebele). Jacobsen, W.B.G. Afrafzelia quanzensis (Welw.) 1976. ); Mbamba-Kofi, Mkumbakusi (Swahili); afzelia, chamfuti (trade names). Biodiversity of the Four Corners Area: Technical Reviews Volume Two (Chapter 5-15) Appendix 5-1: Plant Checklist Occasional Publications in Biodiversity 15 Page 208. A checklist of Zimbabwean vascular plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. Common name; English: ... Media in category "Afzelia quanzensis" The following 3 files are in this category, out of 3 total. FAMILY NAME Afzelia bipindensis, Afzelia pachyloba, Afzelia africana and Afzelia quanzensis of the Family Leguminosae . Synonyms: Intsia quanzensis Kuntze ex. Stipules present. Pod mahogany (English); mupapa, mpeta (Bemba, Kunda); mpapa, mkolando, mkongomwa, msambamfumu, ngoliondo (Nyanja) The Latin name Afzelia refers to Adam Afzelius, a … Inflorescence leaf-opposed, racemose, 4-7-flowered. Family: Fabaceae. Comments: Sometimes marketed with an alternate spelling “chamfuta”—this Afzelia species shares the same properties that make the other woods in the genus so popular. (2004). Trees and Shrubs Mozambique Publishing Print Matters (Pty), Cape Town. Moderately resistant to termites, and variously resistant/susceptible to other insect attacks—though with good resistance to marine borers. Afzelia quanzensis : Source: Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN), 2007 - 2011, database (version 2011) Acquired: 2011 : Notes: USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program. Kirkia 8(2) Page 212. Biegel, H.M. (1977). Afzelia quanzensis, commonly known as the Pod Mahogany (trading name), shares the characteristics associated with the true South American Mahogany.Strength, stability and durability are usually affiliated with the dominant characteristics of this species. Common Name(s): Chanfuta, pod mahogany. Pahudia quanzensis (Welw.) Chapano, C. & Mugarisanwa, N.H. (2003). Mungwingwi (Shona) Afzelia quanzensis. Afzelia quanzensis - flowering tree.jpg 1,024 × 683; 216 KB. appears in other Kew resources: IPNI - The International Plant Names Index ... (1969). Zimbabwe Plant Red Data List. ); peulmahonie (Afr. & Timberlake, J. These quilted Afzelia wood veneer sheets are unique and quite beautiful. Lookalikes/Substitutes: Chanfuta is very similar to other species of Afzelia. Afrafzelia quanzensis (Welw.) Notes: Heartwood is weakly fluorescent, but not consistently so. Tree Size: 66-82 ft (20-25 m) tall, 2-4 ft (.6-1.2 m) trunk diameter. Workability: Generally considered somewhat difficult to work on account of its interlocked grain, causing tearout during machining operations. Mapaura, A. Common Uses: Furniture, cabinetry, veneer, flooring, docks, boatbuilding, exterior millwork and construction, turned objects, inlays, and other small specialty wood items. Published on the internet. Trees of Central Africa National Publications Trust, Salisbury. (eds) (2004), Siebert, S. & Mössmer, M. (Editors) (2002), Ihlene (Ndebele) Dale, I. R. & Greenway, P. J. Afzelia petersiana Klotzsch. Tolerates salt-laden winds. Afzelia quanzensis in Kew Science Plants of the World online. The influence of copper content of the soil on trees and shrubs of Molly South Hill, Mangula Kirkia 6(1) Pages 63 - 84. 2020. Rhodesia Agricultural Journal. m high, with a huge, spreading crown; straight trunk up to about 1 m in diameter; bark quite smooth, grey-green or creamy-brown to pale grey, Allergies/Toxicity: Although there are no reports on chanfuta in particular, other species in the Afzelia  genus have been reported to cause skin, eye, and respiratory irritation, as well as sneezing. Page 19. Pierre Afzelia attenuata Klotzsch Intsia quanzensis (Welw.) The wood is often used as the surface material for outdoor velodromes. Some Trees, Shrubs and Lianes of Southern Rhodesia. Other Common Names: Afzelia, Apa, Azza, Beyo, Chanfuta, Chanfuti, Doussie, Mahogany bean, Mbambakofi, Mkehli, Mkola, Mkora, Peulmahonia, Pod mahogany Synonyms: See "Status", "Confidence level", "Source" for definitions. Pierre. Timberlake, J.R. & Childes, S.L. Afzelia quanzensis - flowering tree (5260223657).jpg 1,026 × 771; 334 KB. Plants of the Chimanimani District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 3. The Plants Database includes the following 3 species of Afzelia . Distribution: Eastern Africa to South Africa. (eds) (2004). Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. – pod mahogany : References Expert(s): Expert: Notes: ... the Flora of North America Expertise Network, in connection with an update for USDA PLANTS (2007-2010) Reference for: Afzelia : Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 4.0.4) Acquired: 1996 ... Common Name: Scientific Name Sabonet Report no. Kuntze, Pahudia quanzensis (Welw.) A list of Rhodesian Legumes. Kuntze Pahudia quangensis sensu Eyles : Common names: Ihlene (Ndebele) Mugogoma (Shona) Mugoriondo (Shona) Mujarakamba (Shona) Mukamba (Shona) Mungwingwi (Shona) Pod mahogany (English) Umkamba (Ndebele) Synonyms: Intsia quanzensis (Welw.) Of course, I begged him to sell some to me but there was nothing available. 33 Sabonet, Pretoria and Harare Page 43. Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Afzelia quanzensis Welw. Research Report No. (This is a monthly update, and your email will be kept private.). Show All Show Tabs pod mahogany General Information; Symbol: AFQU ... or see all the Afzelia thumbnails at the Plants Gallery ©Mark W. Skinner. *Miller, R. B. Common names Mahogany Bean in English Pod Mahogany in English Rhodesian Mahogany in English One of the common names is also "pod mahogany", adding to the confusion surrounding the name mahogany. Chapano, C. & Mamuto, M. (2003). Afzelia Burl Commercial Name: Afzelia Burl Scientific Name: Afzelia quanzensis Other Names: Doussie, Apa, Aligna, Mkora, Mkola, Chanfuta, Mupapa, Pod mahogany, Hlafuta Geographical Origin: West, Central and East Africa General Characteristics: color is creamy peach … Afzelia quanzensis Name Synonyms Afrafzelia quanzensis (Welw.) Drummond, R.B. Southern African Plant Red Data Lists. (1956). (Includes a picture). IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Afzelia quanzensis JSTOR Plant Science: Afzelia quanzensis Kew Herbarium catalogue: Afzelia quanzensis Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Afzelia quanzensis Plants of the World Online: Afzelia quanzensis Tropicos: Afzelia quanzensis Wikipedia: Afzelia quanzensis A handsome tree with a spreading crown. Janka Hardness: 1,850 lb f … Copyright © 2008-2020 Eric Meier | All Rights Reserved, botanically related to other  true mahoganies. & Timberlake, J. Average Dried Weight: 52.1 lbs/ft 3 (835 kg/m 3) Specific Gravity (Basic, 12% MC):.70, .84. SABONET 14 Page 174. Family: Fabaceae (Caesalpinoideae) Afzelia quanzensis, locally known as mkongo (or mbambakofi and similar variations, such as mbambamgofi), is one of 10 hardwood timber species – including mpingo – that are responsibly managed and traded by the rural communities that … & Polhill, R.M. Chanfuta is also sometimes used in place of muninga (Pterocarpus angolensis) for carvings in places in Africa where the two species are both used commercially. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Leguminosae Subfamily Caesalpinioideae Flora Zambesiaca 3(2) Pages 63 - 65. kofi); Tongan (mupapa); Trade name (mahogany bean,lucky bean tree,chamfuti,afzelia); Zulu (umShamfuthi,iNkehli,umHlavusi) BOTANIC DESCRIPTION Afzelia quanzensis is a deep-rooted, deciduous tree, 4-24 (35 max.) From Somalia to KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Kirkia 10(1) Page 243. Medium-sized to large deciduous tree. Color/Appearance: Heartwood is golden to reddish brown. 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