CAVANILLESIA PLATANIFOLIA PDF

Cavanillesia platanifolia (Bonpl.) Kunth. Family: Malvaceae. Common names: cuipo. Photo: R. Pérez. Description: One of the giant trees of the area, with a. Cavanillesia platanifolia 50 Gal. GENERAL DESCRIPTION: Cuipo is a large tree of the american tropics which resembles the african baobob. It can grow to a. Native from Panama to Peru, this fast-growing tree grows up to 40 meters tall, occasionally up to 50 meters. The trunk, un-branch.

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Propagation is by seed. LK sterap Sterculia apetala LK2 is another large tree, common around Panama City, with a cavanllesia, tall trunk and palmate leaves; but Sterculia lacks the trunk rings, and has buttresses.

Contact us Site map Disclaimer. This is one of the platanirolia deciduous species in the area, typically dropping all its leaves in November, before the rains stop, and regrowing them in April or May, after rains begin. For instance, there is a group visible from the Gamboa bridge, on the south side of the river, and another on the north side of the river, visible from the Gamboa resort. There are a number of large individuals in the old forest on Barro Colorado Island.

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You may do so in any reasonable manner, but not in any way that suggests the licensor endorses you or your use. Leaves are large, soft, green and change from an oval to lobed shape as the tree ages. If the file has been modified from its original state, some details such as the timestamp may not fully reflect those of the pltanifolia file.

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When leafless in the dry season, it produces flowers and then fruits, cavanil,esia of which are pinkish-orange in color; the fruits are conspicuous from a distance on large trees. Because of its very large size, cuipo is only suitable for landscape growth in extensive parks or gardens, mainly as a curiosity.

Cavanillesia platanifolia 50 Gal

Toggle navigation useful plants for warm climates. Tree Atlas of Panama. Description Cavanillesia platanifolia De-forestation has reduced its natural habitat and the International Union for Conservation of Nature IUCN has declared it a species in need of conservation. This file contains additional information such as Exif metadata which may have platznifolia added by the digital camera, scanner, or software program used to create or digitize it.

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Dick Culbert from Gibsons, B. Adult leaves are bright green, large, nearly round, simple, entire, about 8 inches long; juvenile leaves are palmate to square.

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Giant cuipo Other common names: LK2 When leafless in the dry season, groups of cuipo are easy to spot from several kilometers away, since the crowns are large and emergent above all the trees around them, even when they don’t have fruits.

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Retrieved from ” https: Readily recognized when larger than about 10 cm diameter from the smooth, straight, swollen trunk, with rings; generally, one doesn’t even have to look at the leaves.

Propagate from seed Problem features: It generally occurs in groups of large trees, so over areas of a few hectares to a square kilometer, it dominates the forest.

They consist of 5 large wings, all semicircular, nearly at right angles to one another.

Trunks are used locally to make dug-out canoes and cavanillesla float rafts of hardwood logs. One of the giant trees of the area, with a bizarre trunk and conspicuous crown. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Large individuals have straight trunks, without buttresses, but swollen at the base. No se conocen usos para la madera, pero cuando se descompone puede emplearse como abono. Adobe Photoshop CS3 Windows. This is one of the truly deciduous species in the area, typically dropping all its leaves in November, before the rains stop, and regrowing them in April or May, after rains begin.

One of the giant trees of the area, with a bizarre trunk and conspicuous crown.