Trait data. wood density, g/cm³ g/cm³ g/cm³. geographic distribution, Caribbean – Caribbean Caribbean – Caribbean – Trinidad & Tobago. Cariniana pyriformis and Cariniana spp. Family: Lecythidaceae. click to print or download the file format. Albarco. Jequitiba. Cariniana pyriformis (known as Colombian mahogany or abarco) is a species of woody plant in the Lecythidaceae family. It is found in Brazil, Colombia, Costa.

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Tropicos | Name – Cariniana pyriformis Miers

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Prance in Prance and Mori carinian Cardona Naranjo et al. Leaves red when young: Stems sparsely puberulous when young, becoming glabrous with age.

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Cariniana pyriformis

These four species form a complex readily distinguished from the other species of the genus by the presence of leaf domatia and by the very thick pericarp of the pyxidium.

I have not yet been able to locate type material of C. There are no pyrifofmis of pollination for this species Dispersal: Lecythidaceae – Part I. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we’ll send you a link to download the free Kindle Pyrivormis.

Although not stated in the protologue, the epithet most likely alludes to the pear-shaped fruits. Cariniana exigua Miers, Cariniana clavata Novik. To get the free app, enter mobile phone number.

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Read more Read less. Inflorescences terminal panicles cm long, the rachis and branches tomentellous; pedicels 0. Share your thoughts with other customers. Be the first to review this item Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Judging from label data, it prefers non-flooded forests. See all free Kindle reading apps.

This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Here’s how terms and conditions apply. The wood has been exported under the name of Colombian Mahogany, but it is hard to work, the inner bark fiber is used for tying and is very strong.


Huang for allowing us to use her image to illustrate the characters of this species. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? This species is characterized by crenate to serrate, undulate leaf blade margins; domatia in the axils of the secondary veins, these lined by trichomes; rose-colored petalsll; and narrowly turbinate, very thick-walled fruits. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public.

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Lecythidaceae – Part I. Inflorescences of terminal panicles 6. Amazon Prime Music Stream millions of songs, ad-free. Trees, to 50 m tall. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. Cashback within 3 days from shipment. Cariniana pyriformis differs from the three other related species by the narrower oblong-lanceolate leaves with an erect not curved acumen, the shorter petioles, and pyricormis the shape of the pyxidium which is also smooth not costate, and is much broader at the calycine ring region.

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