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. This file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 2.
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Cuipo is a large tree of the american tropics which resembles the african baobob. The trunk is unbranched for most of its length. LK sterap Sterculia apetala LK2 is another large tree, common around Panama City, with a smooth, tall trunk and palmate leaves; but Sterculia lacks the trunk rings, and has buttresses.
Florece y fructifica de marzo a mayo. The bark is very smooth, except for rings that wrap around the trunk every few meters. Retrieved from ” https: Click to Display 25 Total Images.
This file contains additional information such as Exif metadata which may have been added by the digital camera, scanner, or software program used to create or digitize it. Propagation is by seed.
En plantas juveniles las hojas son trilobuladas. Fruit are unusual, papery, five-winged seedpod and are designed to be dispersed by wind. Giant Cuipo is not reported to be a high risk weed or invasive species. For instance, there is a group visible from the Gamboa bridge, on the south platanidolia of the river, and another on the north side of the river, visible from the Gamboa resort.
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The trunk develops a bottle-shape as the tree ages, adding to its character and prominence. Tree Atlas of Panama Description: Summary [ edit ] Description Cavanillesia platanifolia Large individuals have straight trunks, without buttresses, but swollen at the base. Cavvanillesia tree originates from the tropical dry forest and can grow on a variety of well-drained soils. But seldomly seen as a sapling anywhere.
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This page was last edited on 18 Octoberat There are a number of large individuals in the old forest on Barro Cavvanillesia Island. One of the giant trees of the area, with a bizarre trunk and conspicuous crown. 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.
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. Changes in circumstances after the time of publication may impact the accuracy of datasets and their contents.
You may do so in any reasonable manner, but not in any way that suggests the licensor endorses you or your use. The inner bark can be bleached and made into paper. Close-up photograph taken by ” Barry Stock ” via Flickr.
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One of the giant trees of the area, with a bizarre trunk and conspicuous crown. On the limetone around platanofolia Madden dam, both Cavanilesia and Bursera are very abundant, and both species appear on limestone outcrops near the Caribbean mouth of the Chagres River.
Large individuals have straight trunks, without buttresses, but swollen at the base.
This image was originally posted to Flickr by Dick Culbert at https: Unlike Burserathe cuipo is not common in rural parts of Panama. 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.
Leaves are large, soft, green and change from an oval to lobed shape as the tree ages. No se conocen usos para la madera, pero cuando se descompone puede emplearse como abono. 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. Cavanillesiz consist of 5 large wings, all semicircular, nearly at right angles to one another.
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Propagate from seed Problem features: The cuipo is common near Panama City, but less and less numerous proceeding away from the Pacific Coast and in forests from there toward Gamboa. Giant cuipo Other common names: Log In New Account Sitemap. Leaves are large, almost round on adults, but on juveniles are palmate and almost square. From Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository. Fruits are 5-winged paltanifolia, about 6 inches long and pinkish-orange.
The bark is smooth and gray.