haematoxylin

David M.Roberts-Jones davidrj**** at cix.co.uk
Mon Jul 27 16:17:50 EST 1998


In article <6pi3t9$v1t$1 at mawar.singnet.com.sg>, a.bio at technologist.com
(skyamsen) wrote:

> hi,does anyone have any information on the tree which produces
> hematoxylin,

Haematoxylin campechiamun (Caesalpina campechiana)

It is a leguminous tree, commonly known as Logwood. I think it originates
in the W.Indies & S.America. I've only seen one once - growing in the
Oratava Botanical Gardens at Puerto Cruz de Tenerife.

David Roberts-Jones
Cheshire, UK



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