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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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Tangential diameter of vessel lumina to micras medium. The petiole is swollen where it meets the leaf.

Actual Dry Kiln Program http: Available for download from the Internet. The wood is light and used for boxes apelba floats, but not sold commercially. A tall forest tree, with a slightly ribbed or irregular trunk, weakly swollen at the base to form small buttresses.


Apeiba membranacea Spruce ex Benth. They mature throughout the dry season, and crack open to reveal tiny seeds in a sweet pulp that are dispersed by animals. Drying Defects Ease of Drying: Reinaldo Aguilar Looking into the canopy Photograph by: Until recently, this species apeibs referred to as A.

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Fruits look just like a black sea urchin, with dense, woody, blunt spines covering a woody capsule about 10 cm across. Sawing Sawing of this species is easy. Vessels solitary and in short radial multiples. Flowers are cm across, yellow, produced during the wet season above the crown and thus not conspicuous.

Color The sapwood is white, the heartwood gradually changes into pale membrancea.

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Flowering stem Photograph by: Luster It is reported to be high in luster. General Housing 10 – Silica in Timbers.

Looking into the canopy Photograph by: Florece y fructifica de mayo a diciembre. How many suns are in our solar system. Reinaldo Aguilar Flowering stem Photograph by: Air seasoning is reported to be moderate.


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PEINE MONO (Apeiba membranacea)

Vessels per mm2 more than 20 very abundant. Propagation Seed – Cite as: Fruit broken open Photograph by: But LK apeiti A.

Boring Boring operations are reported to be fair. Occurs widely in low elevation forests from Gamboa northward, including wet Caribbean sites, in mature and secondary forest, never particularly common. It is not seen outside the forest and only occasionally along forested roads. Tree Atlas of Panama. Prismatic crystals in non-c Occasionally rays more than 10 per mm abundant. Risk of cupping and checking is reported. Tree Atlas of Panama Description: Last update on Odor Odor and taste are indistinct.

Axial parenchyma in thick bands.