Extract from Tomas B. Croat BCI Descriptions. Spruce ex Benth., J. Proc. Linn. Soc., Bot. , Suppl. A. aspera Aubl. Peinecillo, Monkey comb, Cortezo. Find technical and marketing information for lesser-used tropical timber species, LUS. Learn more on our Peine Mono (Apeiba membranacea) page. Apeiba membranacea Spruce ex Benth., Go To Encyclopedia of Life Family: Malvaceae. Apeiba membranacea image. Web Links. Encyclopedia of Life.

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Prismatic crystals in non-c Occasionally rays more than 10 per mm abundant. Tropical Plants Database, Ken Fern. Leaves are simple, alternate, arranged regularly along branches, in a flat plane, and have a whitish or bluish color on the underside. Color The sapwood is white, the heartwood gradually changes into pale yellow.

Boring Boring operations are reported to be fair. Exactly what the title says, brief and to the point. Fruiting branch Photograph by: Natural Habitat Apeiba membranacea is found in the tropical humid or perhumid rain forests of tropical America.

PEINE MONO (Apeiba membranacea)

Basic Density or Specific Gravity O. Only the other Apeiba and the two Luehea are similar. Rays 1 to 4 seriate.


Scientific Name Synonyms Apeiba echinata Gaertn. But LK apeiti A. The petiole is swollen where it meets the leaf. It is mostly reported as an element of secondary, rarely primary, formations.

Flowering stem Photograph by: Apeiba membranacea is found in the tropical humid or perhumid rain forests of tropical America. Drying Defects Ease of Drying: Occasionally the diameter reaches cm. Sawing Sawing of this species is easy. Vessel-ray pits si Axial parenchyma apparent with the naked eye.

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Apeiba membranacea – Wikipedia

Vessels per mm2 more than 20 very abundant. Apeiba membranacea Spruce ex Benth.

Grain The grain is frequently straight. Tree Atlas of Panama. Close-up of the seeds Photograph by: Propagation Seed – Cite as: Flowers are cm across, yellow, produced during the wet season above the crown and thus not conspicuous. Boards 13 – Dry kiln schedules for commercial woods.

Occurs widely in low elevation forests from Gamboa northward, including wet Caribbean sites, in mature and secondary forest, never particularly common. La corteza se desgarra en apeib, las cuales se utilizan como cuerdas xpeiba amarrar. Corteza exterior gris y con lenticelas negras.

The bark is gray with black lenticels arranged in vertical lines. Apeiba membranacea Spruce ex Benth. Scientific Name Apeiba membranacea Spruce ex Benth. Looking into the canopy Photograph by: Florece y fructifica de mayo a diciembre.


Apeiba membranacea

How many suns are in our solar system. Fruits look just like a black sea urchin, with dense, woody, blunt spines covering a woody capsule about 10 cm across.

Now containing plants. Fruit broken open Photograph by: Vessels per mm2 less than 6 rare. Log In New Account Sitemap. There are three main veins arising together from the leaf base, and secondary veins are dense and parallel.

Apeiba membranacea – Useful Tropical Plants

Actual Dry Kiln Program http: If you have any useful information about this plant, please leave a comment. Click to Display 25 Total Images. If you would like to support this site, please consider Donating. Axial parenchyma in thick bands. Body ray cells procumbent with over 4 rows Fibers with simple to minutely bordered pits.

Texture The wood is mostly coarse in texture. Axial parenchyma in marginal or in seemingly marginal bands.

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