tabebuia impetiginosa

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pau d'arco

Beautiful pink tree grows up to 100 ft (30m) Pointed elliptical leaves, usually 5 joined at the same place on stem. Beautiful pink trumpetshaped flowers. Fruit is capsule with several winged seeds. Bark is very tough and hard to peel. The inner bark is the part used medicinally. It’s usually dried, shredded, then boiled as a bitter tasting but well-known strong antibiotic, anti-viral, anti-cancer, disinfectant, anti-tumor, and anti-fungal agent, especially for treating candida infections. Contains 18 antiseptics and 5 anti-inflammatories. Good for mouth care, gingivitis, gums and teeth, add powder to existing toothpaste. Best taken in combination with other herbs, like chaparral.
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Otros elementos son Annona sp., Guarea glabra, Tabebuia impetiginosa, Enterolobium cyclocarpum y Lonchocarpus sp.
Arg, Tabebuia impetiginosa (Mart.) Standl., Holocalyxbalansae Micheli e Nectandra membranacea (Sw.) Griseb.
Crescimento, alocacao de biomassa e eficiencia de uso de agua por mudas de Ecalyptus urograndis, Tabebuia impetiginosa, Calophyllum brasiliense e Toona ciliata.
Fungi associated with the seeds of ipe-amarelo (Tabebuia serratifolia) and ipe-roxo (Tabebuia impetiginosa): incidence, effect on germination and transmission to the seedlings.
Porem, o tempo de permanencia das mudas no viveiro pode ser mais longo, como relatado por Cunha (2005) que, considerando a altura e o diametro do colo de mudas de Tabebuia impetiginosa, reportaram um periodo de 180 dias de permanencia das mudas no viveiro, diferenca esta provocada pela diferenca entre as caracteristicas de cada especie.
Borba Filho & Perez (2009) armazenaram sementes de Tabebuia impetiginosa, durante 60 dias em sacos de papel, sob temperatura ambiente (em torno de 26[degrees]C).