Haematoxylum campechianum


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Related to Haematoxylum campechianum: logwood, logwood tree
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Noun1.Haematoxylum campechianum - spiny shrub or small tree of Central America and West Indies having bipinnate leaves and racemes of small bright yellow flowers and yielding a hard brown or brownish-red heartwood used in preparing a black dyeHaematoxylum campechianum - spiny shrub or small tree of Central America and West Indies having bipinnate leaves and racemes of small bright yellow flowers and yielding a hard brown or brownish-red heartwood used in preparing a black dye
genus Haematoxylon, genus Haematoxylum, Haematoxylon, Haematoxylum - small genus of tropical American spiny bushy shrubs or trees
logwood - very hard brown to brownish-red heartwood of a logwood tree; used in preparing a purplish red dye
blackwood tree, blackwood - any of several hardwood trees yielding very dark-colored wood
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From the total tree species selected by cows, young and mature leaves of Neomillspaughia emargiata, Tabernaemontana amygdalifolia, Piscidia piscipula, Gymnopodium floribundum, Havardia albicans, Lonchocarpus rugosus, Guazuma ulmifolia, Lysiloma latisiliquum, Luecaena leucocephala, Pithecellobium albicans, Haematoxylum campechianum, Mimosa bahamensis, Bursera simaruba, Caesalpinia gaumeri, Helicteres barvensis, Machaonia lindeniana, Vitex gaumeri, and Bauhinia divaricata were selected due to their highest consumption by animals.
La vegetacion natural (22,4%) se distribuye en relictos de selva mediana subperennifolia de ramon (Brosimum alicastrum) en lomerios; tintal (Haematoxylum campechianum) en llanuras de inundacion y valles; vegetacion secundaria de guarumo (Cecropia obtisifolia), jolocin (Heliocarpus donnell-Smithii), guacimo (Guazuma ulmifolia) y jobo (Spondias purpurea), y matorral espinoso de zarza (Mimosa pigra), en la PFD.
La vegetacion original del area era la selva mediana subperennifolia y la selva baja espinosa de tinto (Haematoxylum campechianum, Rzedowski 2006).
On the other hand, hematoxilin is a compound obtained from leguminous Haematoxylum campechianum, known as "Palo de Campeche." It is a natural compound that, once oxidized constitutes a purple substance denominated hematin.