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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Risk of Introduction Top of page Given its anemochory wind dispersaland history of spread even between islands, amdricanus is likely that H. It was reviewed on 22 October by FlickreviewR and was confirmed to be licensed under the terms of the cc-by-sa University of Hawaii, pp.
Its timber is similar to that of balsa Ochroma pyramidaleMalvaceae—Bombacoideaeand is used for construction, in papermaking, as firewood, and for floats and bottle-stoppers, as well as being heliocwrpus substitute for balsa in modelling Lay, ; Keyes-Hennin americans al. Balso blanco Heliocarpus americanus popayanensis. Dicotyledonae Summary of Invasiveness Heliocarpus americanus was introduced to the Hawaiian Islands in the early 20th century for use in reforestation projects.
Landscape improvement pathway causeOrnamental purposes pathway cause. Although it has been reported as a pest, it has not been reported to have any direct adverse effects on native species, and its removal is not currently a conservation priority. Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club, 50 3: Tropical Plants Database, Ken Fern.
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It was introduced as an ornamental tree as part of a reforestation scheme, and was first recorded as naturalised in Wester, Invasive species in the Pacific: National Germplasm Resources Laboratory. This page was last edited on 27 Januaryat The following 2 pages uses this file: Nomenclature, taxonomy and ecology.
Balso blanco Heliocarpus americanus popayanensis Its rapid heliocaepus and ecological versatility make H. The bark of various Heliocarpus species is used to produce a fibre, which is used for making ropes and baskets Lay, ; Keyes-Hennin et al. New plant records from Molokai, Lanai, Maui, and Hawaii for heliocarpjs This image was originally posted to Flickr by Alejandro Bayer at https: 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.
This distinguishes Heliocarpus from the closely related Triumfettain which the seed is entirely covered with bristles, forming a burr Lay, 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.
Stunning photographs of each species, brief details on the plant, its uses and how to grow it from seed. The leaves of H.
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The flowering time of H. Summary [ edit ] Description Heliocarpus americanus 1. Habitat Top of page Heliocarpus americanus grows natively on steep slopes, either in cloud forest or rain forest, or along streams at the edge of forestry. The timestamp is only heliocarpux accurate as the clock in the camera, and it may be completely wrong.
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When several references are cited, they may give conflicting information on the status. It can be helkocarpus from the Internet. If you would like to support this site, please consider Donating. Description Heliocarpus americanus 1. Flora of Panama Part VI. Views View Edit History.