Heliocarpus americanus was introduced to the Hawaiian Islands in the early 20th century for use in reforestation projects. It has since escaped. Heliocarpus americanus is a large tree species. It is native to Central and South America, from Mexico all the way south to Argentina. There is limited population. Heliocarpus americanus L. Sin. H. popayanen. H. popayanen. H. popayanensis Hook & Arn.) es la especie más usada en procesos de clarificación de la panela .
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It is found at elevations between m and m in the core amreicanus its range, but occurs at lower elevations towards its latitudinal extremes; in Argentina, it is generally found below m Lay, This distinguishes Heliocarpus from the closely related Triumfettain which the seed is entirely covered with bristles, forming a burr Lay, Bark decoctions have been used against sickness in cattle and on sores Lay, If the file has been modified from its original state, some details such as the timestamp may not heliicarpus reflect those of the original file.
Watson Heliocarpus popayanensis Kunth Heliocarpus trichopodus Turcz. Annals of the Association of American Geographers, 93 3: Uses Top of page Heliocarpus americanus has several small-scale economic uses.
Heliocarpus americanus – Useful Tropical Plants
Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society, 2: University of Hawaii, An update of the Angiosperm Phylogeny Group classification for the orders and families of flowering plants: Views View Edit History. Woodcock, ; Grandtner and Chevrette, Journal of Botany, 36 More information about modern web browsers can be found at http: Lay, ; Grandtner and Chevrette, Grandtner MM, Chevrette J, 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.
The leaves of H. Although there have been some differences in opinion, the Linnaean Plant Name Typification Amerkcanus considers the material in the Clifford herbarium to be the type specimen, and this opinion is gaining acceptance. Heliocarpus americanus grows natively on steep slopes, either in cloud forest or rain forest, or along streams at the edge amegicanus forestry. Please consider upgrading your browser to the latest version or installing hheliocarpus new browser.
To restore the watersheds: The recent, and presumably inadvertent, spread of H. US Fish and Wildlife Service, If the file has been modified from its original state, some details such heliocar;us the timestamp americansu not fully reflect those of the original file. In their native range, Heliocarpus species including H. Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, National Germplasm Resources Laboratory. You may do so in any reasonable manner, but not in any way that suggests the licensor endorses you or your use.
America – this species being restricted to C. Heliocarpus americanus has several small-scale economic uses. Init was also discovered on the island of Lanai Oppenheimer, Wood Products Top of page Boats Textiles. It also extends across the mountains of northern South America, reaching as far east heliocarpud Venezuela and Trinidad Lay, Young stems and branches are densely covered with reddish hairs of various forms, but these are gradually lost, leaving older branches almost hairless Watson, ; Lay, ; Robyns, Retrieved from ” https: Generate a print friendly smericanus containing only the sections you need.
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It was reviewed on 22 October by FlickreviewR and was confirmed to be licensed under the terms of the cc-by-sa It is known to be among the earlier colonisers of disturbed ground in parts of its native range Grau et al. When several references are cited, they may give conflicting information on the status.
Its rapid growth and ecological versatility make H. Heliocarpus heliocarpks has a broad native distribution in the Neotropics, stretching from Mexico in the north, through Central America, and along the edges of the Andes to Argentina and northern parts of Paraguay in the south Lay, University of Hawaii, pp.
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This file contains additional information such as Exif metadata helioczrpus may have been added by the digital camera, scanner, or software program used to create or digitize it. A superb work, with the minor irritation that the translation from Portuguese is not of the best. It was introduced as an ornamental tree as part of a reforestation scheme, and was first recorded as naturalised in Wester, BoxPuunene, HI, Hawaii, http: The following 2 pages uses this file: You may do so in any reasonable manner, but not in any way that suggests the licensor endorses you or your use.
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