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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Title Seedlings Caption Newly germinated seedlings 45 days of Hyeronima alchorneoides. Title Fruits Caption Immature fruits approximately 2 mm in diameter. It is mostly a tree of forest edge or clearings in the forest; within the forest, there are scattered large trees but few saplings.

Hieronyma alchorneoides Suradan (pilón) tropical hardwood

Hura has distinctly different leaf venation, and as a large treee it lacks buttresses. Flowers are greenish or yellowish, small, produced in long stalks near the ends of the branches. Title Leaves Caption Leaves from juvenile tree larger leaves and mature tree small leaves. In juveniles, the bizarre stipules are a give-away, and these are easy to see at Pipeline Rd.


Don’t need the entire report? Title Root system of seedlings Caption 5. Several other Croton and Euphorbiaceae in the Canal area are restricted to remote wet sites. Wounds at the base of the trunk turn black from the sap exuded.

Oils from the seeds are used medicinally as well as an anti-helminthic. They are heart-shaped, but the size and shape is quite variable.

Generate a print friendly version containing only the sections you need. 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.

Despite the edge preference, Hyeronima is not a tree of towns or open areas. Large trees have buttresses at the base, and these extend into roots that are visible above the ground as far as 30 m from the trunk.

Leaves from juvenile tree larger leaves and mature tree small leaves. Title Leafy stipules Caption Conspicuous leafy stipules in 1 year old plantation, which are reduced in size in older trees. Title Root system of seedlings. List of Pests Top of page Minor host of: Miguel Cifuentes, Collection No. Frankliniella schultzei cotton thrips. Hyeronimq trees typically have some yellow leaves in the crown.


Maderas Sostenibles – Suradan Hardwood (Hyeronima alchorneoides)

Title Plantation Caption 4 year old plantation of Hyeronima alchorneoides. Title Seedlings Caption Seedlings ready for outplanting at 5. Title Plantation Caption Different aged trees grown in plantation. Title Plantation Caption Plantation of one year old, 1. The fruit alchorneides a small berry that turns purple when it is mature, either in May-June or November-January. Datasheet Hyeronima alchorneoides bully tree.

In adults, the stipules are nothing like this and instead are thin and short. Hyeronima is most abundant in Soberania, and there juveniles are common and readily seen along Pipeline Rd.

Note the distinctive red and yellow colouration of the senesced leaves. Leaves are simple, alternate, and clustered toward the end of branches. In adults, Hyeronima is like several other Euphorbiaceae, with heart-shaped leaves that often turn yellow hyedonima still on the tree. Duponchelia fovealis Southern European marshland pyralid Associated with not a host: