Learn more about the Aquilaria – with amazing Aquilaria photos and facts on Arkive. PDF | Aquilaria microcarpa is one of agarwood-producing plants. Interaction of pathogenic fungi may cause physiological changes that have an. This species has not been investigated so far. Aquilaria microcarpa is one of Aquilaria species that grows in Indonesia. The sample plant used.

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AfricachimpanzeeconservationfilmIn the Fieldlab chimpsLiberiaPrimatesprimatologyrehabilitationtrue storywildlifewildlife filmWildscreen Festival. Internationally, gaharu are widely traded to the Middle East, China, Taiwan and Japan in the form of solid wood to be used as incense for aquilraia and religious ceremonies, medicinal purposes, and in distilled pure resin form for perfume and perfume component.

When the trees were infected with mold, it begins to produce an aromatic resin in response to this attack. As the infection grows, it results in a very rich, dark resin within the heartwood.

On the contrary, non-conventional method for the production of large volume of quality gaharu from Aquilaria tree is also available and continuously explored. Kicrocarpa Malaysia, Gaharu continue to be highly demanded by the cosmetic and manufacturing industries. Blog Friday 05 October Wildscreen With: Wildscreen With – Tom Hooker: To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Embed this Arkive thumbnail link “portlet” by copying and pasting the code below.

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For more than years, Gaharu has been traded across Europe and Asia. MyARKive offers the scrapbook feature to signed-up members, allowing you to organize your favourite Arkive images and videos and share them with friends.


Inoculation process can be applied when the tree is 5 years old and it can produced excellent Agarwood continuously over the 2 years. Aquilaria species, generally, have smooth, thin, pale, gray bark with dense, dark foliage of shiny elliptical to oblong leaves with average leaves size of 7.

The biggest consumers of agarwood products are Middle East, Taiwan and Japan whereas the biggest exporter of gaharu is Indonesia. Team WILD, an elite squadron of science superheroes, needs your help! The essential oil extracted from mifrocarpa wood served as constituent of medicines for palpitation micrcarpa the heart and other ills Burkill, Agarwood trees are able to be harvested after 7 years of planting.

All these Aquilaria species are significantly important for gaharu industries. Currently China is the biggest consumers of gaharu with an import of tons per year. Lindsey Paretti – Blood Island AfricachimpanzeeconservationfilmIn the Fieldlab chimpsLiberiaPrimatesprimatologyrehabilitationtrue storywildlifewildlife filmWildscreen Festival. The traded price ranges from low to extremely high depending on the values and qualities of the gaharu produced. Share this image — Hide sharing options.

The mature tree could grow up to 40 meter high and 60 centimeter in diameter with moderately straight stem. March 21, by damtritai Leave a comment.

A total of about fifteen 15 species of Aquilaria have been reported and have significant commercial value.

X Close Image credit. In the Middle East, particularly the Arab, gaharu are largely used as incense in religious ceremonies or spiritual rituals. This site uses cookies.

This species is featured in: Share on Facebook Tweet Send email. It bears white flowers that are sweetly scented. Which species are on the road to recovery? The resin is commonly called gaharu, jinko, aloeswood, agarwood, pokok karas or oud and is valued in many cultures for its distinctive fragrance, and thus is used for incense and perfumes.

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These species include Aquilaria malaccensis, A. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. Currently the demand for gaharu is high and large quantities are traded in domestic and international market. A shade-tolerant tree, Aquilaria is an understory tree of mature evergreen and semi-evergreen forest occurring at low to medium altitudes, generally up to m above sea level depending on the type of species. Image credit Link to this image Add to scrapbook How you can use this image.

Information on Aquilaria microcarpa is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly. Annual Gaharu exports from Malaysia amounted to RM72mil a year. Lindsey Paretti – Blood Island. Gaharu also known as agarwood, aloeswood or eaglewood is the resinous, fragrant and highly valuable heartwood produced by the Aquilaria tree which has been widely used by the aromatic industry.

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The main consumers are from the Middle East and China Burkill In Peninsular Malaysia, approximately 0. Rodents of Unusual Size. Conventionally, gaharu is produced by wounding the Aquilaria tree involving slashing with parang or knife in order for the trees to be infected and begin to produce aromatic resin.

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