Trait data. wood density, g/cm³ g/cm³ g/cm³. geographic distribution, Caribbean – Caribbean Caribbean – Caribbean – Trinidad & Tobago. Cariniana pyriformis and Cariniana spp. Family: Lecythidaceae. click to print or download the file format. Albarco. Jequitiba. Cariniana pyriformis (known as Colombian mahogany or abarco) is a species of woody plant in the Lecythidaceae family. It is found in Brazil, Colombia, Costa.

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A number of empty fruits have been collected from the ground but they are so rot resistent that it is not possible to say anything about when the seeds are dispersed based on the dates of their collection.

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Huang for allowing us to use her image to illustrate the characters of this species. Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps as most of these works have been housed in our most important libraries around the worldand other notations in the work. Lecythidaceae – Part I. Although not stated in the protologue, the epithet most likely alludes to the pear-shaped fruits. Lecythidaceae – Part I.

This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. They add that the fibrous inner bark is used in rustic construction and in the fabrication of crafts.


Seeds pyriform, per fruit, 1. Get to Know Us. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer – no Kindle device required. SEM of a pollen grain of Carininiana pyriformis.

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Applicable only on ATM card, debit card or credit card orders. Inflorescences terminal panicles cm long, the rachis and branches tomentellous; pedicels 0. See all free Kindle reading apps. Trees, to 50 m tall. The wood has been exported under the name of Colombian Mahogany, but it is hard to work, the inner bark fiber is used for tying and is very strong. Flora and Monograph Treatment s: Would you like to tell us about a lower price?

Offer valid only once per customer. Cariniana pyriformis is most closely related to C. The fruiting season of C. Fruits x 4. Delivery and Returns see our delivery rates and policies thinking of returning an item? We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant.


Cariniana pyriformis

Cashback will be credited as Amazon Pay balance within 10 days. Cariniana exigua Miers, Cariniana clavata Novik.

Description – Tree to See our Returns Policy. These four species form a complex readily distinguished from the other species of the genus by the presence of leaf domatia and by the very thick pericarp of the pyxidium.

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This species is characterized by crenate to serrate, undulate leaf blade margins; domatia in the axils of the secondary veins, these lined by trichomes; rose-colored petalsll; and narrowly turbinate, very thick-walled fruits.

I have not yet been able to locate type material of C. When the leaves are newly flushed they are red Cardona Naranjo, Labels indicate that is a species of lowland wet forest from near sea level to ca. Audible Download Audio Carimiana.

I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? Betancur and Raigosa provide useful information about seed storage and germination rates of this species and Cardona Naranjo et al.

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