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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It has a rather small, somewhat rounded, flat-based, sparse crown, with branching beginning high on the trunk. No se conocen usos para la madera, pero cuando se descompone puede emplearse como abono.

On the limetone around the Madden dam, both Cavanilesia and Bursera are very abundant, and both species appear on limestone outcrops near the Caribbean mouth of the Chagres River. Propagation is by seed. 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.

Giant cuipo Other common names: To the maximum extent permitted by law, tIplantz accepts no liability whatsoever to any person arising from or connected with the use of or reliance on any information or advice provided on this website or incorporated into it by reference, including any dataset or data it contains.

Readily recognized when larger than about 10 cm diameter from the smooth, straight, swollen trunk, with rings; generally, one doesn’t even have to cavaillesia at the leaves. It generally occurs in groups of large trees, so over areas of a few hectares to a square kilometer, it dominates the forest. 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.

The crown has a flat base and a round top. The bark is very smooth, except for rings that wrap around the trunk every few meters.

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Tronco ligeramente hinchado arriba de la base y con sonido hueco al golpearlo, presenta anillos circulares muy acvanillesia a intervalos regulares de m. But seldomly seen as a sapling anywhere. It can grow to a height of feet, has a straight very thick cylindrical trunk, sometimes swollen, with small buttress roots.

You may do so in any reasonable manner, but not in any way that suggests the licensor endorses you or your use. This file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 2. Unlike Burserathe cuipo is not common in rural parts of Panama. There are a number of large individuals in the old forest on Barro Colorado Island. Large individuals have straight trunks, without buttresses, but swollen at the base.

Corteza exterior lisa y de color gris. Toggle navigation useful plants for warm climates. En plantas juveniles las hojas son trilobuladas. The trunk is unbranched for most of its length. Changes in circumstances after the time of publication may impact the accuracy of datasets and their contents.

Unlike Burserathe cuipo is not common in rural parts of Panama.

Transferred from Flickr via Flickr2Commons. This image was originally posted to Flickr by Dick Culbert at https: Giant Cuipo’s great height and conspicuous trunk is sure to draw admiration and interest in public gardens. Spreading, sparsely foliaged branches sit high atop the soaring trunk, forming a rounded to umbrella-shaped crown.

When leafless in the dry season, it produces flowers and then fruits, both of which are pinkish-orange in color; the fruits are conspicuous from a distance on large trees. Home page Cavanillesia platanifolia.

From Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository. A species of the drier regions of Panama, where it frequently associates with burssi Bursera simaruba.

This is one of the truly favanillesia 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.

When leafless in the dry season, it produces flowers and then fruits, both of which are pinkish-orange in color; the fruits are conspicuous from a distance on large trees. Cavanilpesia photograph taken by ” Barry Stock ” via Flickr. Trunks are used locally to make dug-out canoes and to float rafts of hardwood logs. Iplantz makes no statements, representations or warranties as to the accuracy or completeness of the content of this website and does not accept any liability to you or any other person for the information which is provided or referred to on this website.

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The bark is very smooth, except for rings that wrap around the trunk every few meters. Adobe Photoshop CS3 Windows.

Because of its very large size, cuipo is only suitable for landscape growth in extensive parks or gardens, mainly as a curiosity. Propagate from seed Problem features: Cavanilllesia 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. There are a number of large individuals in the old forest on Barro Colorado Island.

Leaves are large, soft, green and change from an oval to lobed shape as the tree ages. De-forestation has reduced its natural habitat and the International Union for Conservation of Nature IUCN has declared it a platanioflia in need of conservation. Fruit are cavanillesi, papery, five-winged seedpod and are designed to be dispersed by wind.

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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On the limetone platabifolia the Madden dam, both Cavanilesia and Bursera are very abundant, and both species appear on limestone outcrops near the Caribbean mouth of the Chagres River. Retrieved from ” https: Description Cavanillesia platanifolia Fruits are 5-winged capsules, about 6 inches long and pinkish-orange. No responsibility is taken for any information or services that may appear on any linked websites. The trunk develops a bottle-shape as the tree ages, adding to its character and prominence.