Hyeronima alchorneoides is an important taxon of the neotrop- ical forest, whose center of distribution is located in the Andes. (South America). It is found from. Taxonomy and nomenclature. Family: Euphorbiaceae. Synonyms: Hyeronima caribaea Urban, H. choco- ensis Cuatrec., H. ferrugenea Tul., H. heterotrichia. Hyeronima alchorneoides. Family: Euphorbiaceae. Common name: pilón, zapatero, nancitón. Commercial name: pilón wood; bully tree wood. Pilón is renowned.
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Don’t need the entire report? In particular, see Croton billbergianusand Hura crepitans. In adults, the stipules are nothing like this and instead are thin and short. Generate a print friendly version containing only the sections you need. A tall tree with a straight, cylindrical trunk, light yellowish in color. Frankliniella schultzei cotton thrips.
Large trees typically have some yellow leaves in the crown. Note the distinctive red and yellow colouration of the senesced leaves. Title Plantation Caption Different aged trees grown in plantation.
Datasheet Hyeronima alchorneoides bully tree. Hyeronima ovatifolia Lundell Stilaginella amazonica Tul. Found from Gamboa to Sherman in the Canal area lowlands, but neither on the Pacific slope nor the wet forests of Santa Rita and the mountains. Duponchelia fovealis Southern European marshland pyralid Associated with not a host: Hyeronima had heavy wood useful in many kinds of construction, and it is well known in Central America and sometimes planted in hyeronoma.
International Common Names English: The fruit is a small berry that turns purple when it is mature, either in May-June or November-January. In adults, Hyeronima is like several other Euphorbiaceae, with heart-shaped leaves that often turn yellow while still on the tree. They are heart-shaped, but the size and shape is quite variable.
Wounds at the base of the trunk turn black from the sap exuded. List of Pests Top of page Minor host of: Taxonomic Tree Top of page Domain: Title Leafy stipules Caption Conspicuous leafy stipules in 1 year old plantation, which are reduced in size in older trees.
Large trees have buttresses at the base, and these extend into roots that are visible above the ground hyeroima far as 30 m from the trunk. Note the dense canopy, shaded understorey and deep litter layer. Title Leaves Caption Leaves from juvenile tree larger leaves and mature tree small leaves. Hyeronima is most abundant in Soberania, and there juveniles are common and readily seen along Pipeline Rd. Miguel Cifuentes, Collection No. The stipules of saplings are remarkable — green and leaf like, but rolled into a little structure which ants sometimes inhabit indeed, the stipule appears to be designed to house small creatures.
Title Bark Caption Copyright M.
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Flowers are greenish or yellowish, small, produced in long stalks near the ends of the branches. The one year old trees akchorneoides the foreground are ca. Title Male flowers Caption Note the long stamens which differentiate these from female flowers. Title Inflorescences Caption Close-up showing developing inflorescences. Despite the edge preference, Aalchorneoides is not a tree of towns or open areas.
Title Root system hydronima seedlings. In juveniles, the bizarre stipules are a give-away, and these are easy to see at Pipeline Rd. It is mostly a tree of forest edge or clearings in the forest; within the forest, there are scattered large trees but few saplings. Leaves are simple, alternate, and clustered toward the end of branches.
Several other Croton and Euphorbiaceae in the Canal area are restricted to remote wet sites.
Title Seedlings Alchorneoidss Newly germinated seedlings 45 days of Hyeronima alchorneoides. Oils from the seeds are used medicinally as well as an anti-helminthic. Title Fruits Caption Immature fruits approximately 2 mm in diameter.