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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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Leaves from juvenile tree larger alcchorneoides and mature tree small leaves. 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. Title Inflorescences Caption Close-up showing developing inflorescences. Datasheet Hyeronima alchorneoides bully tree. Title Plantation Caption Different aged trees grown in plantation.

In adults, Hyeronima is like several other Euphorbiaceae, with heart-shaped leaves that often turn yellow while still on the tree. Miguel Cifuentes, Collection No. International Common Names English: Title Leafy stipules Caption Conspicuous leafy stipules in 1 year old plantation, which are reduced in size in older trees.

Croton is also common along Pipeline Rd. Title Plantation Caption Plantation of one year old, 1. Hyeronima is most abundant in Soberania, and there juveniles are common and readily seen along Pipeline Rd. Title Leaves Caption Leaves from juvenile tree larger leaves and mature tree small leaves. Don’t need the entire report? Taxonomic Tree Top of page Domain: Hura has distinctly different leaf venation, and as a large alchornoides it lacks buttresses.


In juveniles, the bizarre stipules are a give-away, and these are easy to see at Pipeline Rd. In particular, see Croton billbergianusand Hura crepitans.

Maderas Sostenibles – Suradan Hardwood (Hyeronima alchorneoides)

A tall tree with a straight, cylindrical trunk, light yellowish in color. Title Root system of seedlings Caption 5. In adults, the stipules are nothing like this and instead are thin and short. Despite hyeronimz edge preference, Hyeronima is not a tree of towns or open areas. It is mostly a tree of forest edge or clearings in the forest; within the forest, there are scattered large trees but few saplings.

Hyeronima alchorneoides

The stipules of saplings are remarkable — green and leaf like, but rolled into a little structure which ants sometimes alchorneoidea indeed, the stipule appears to be designed to house small creatures. Title Root system of seedlings.

Title Seedlings Caption Newly germinated seedlings 45 days of Hyeronima alchorneoides. Note the distinctive red and yellow colouration of the senesced leaves. Different aged trees grown in plantation.

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. They are heart-shaped, but the size and shape is quite variable. Hyeronima ovatifolia Lundell Stilaginella amazonica Tul. List of Pests Top of page Minor host of: Several other Croton and Euphorbiaceae in the Canal area are restricted to remote wet sites. Title Bark Caption Copyright M. Title Seedlings Caption Seedlings ready for outplanting at 5.


Duponchelia fovealis Southern European marshland pyralid Associated with not a host: The fruit is a small berry that turns purple when it is mature, either in May-June or November-January. Oils from the seeds are used medicinally as well as an anti-helminthic. Title Male flowers Caption Note the long stamens which differentiate these from female flowers.

Hieronyma alchorneoides Suradan (pilón) tropical hardwood

Generate a print friendly version containing only the sections you hyeronnima. Wounds at the base of the trunk turn black from the sap exuded. The one year old trees in the foreground are ca. Hyeronima had heavy wood useful in many kinds of construction, and it is well known in Central America and sometimes planted in plantations.

Frankliniella schultzei cotton thrips. Note the dense canopy, shaded understorey and deep litter layer. There appear to be two flowering seasons per year, one in March and April, a second from August to October. Large trees typically have some yellow leaves in the crown. Flowers are greenish or yellowish, small, produced in long stalks near the ends of the branches.

Leaves are simple, alternate, and clustered toward the end of branches. Title Plantation Caption 4 year old plantation of Hyeronima alchorneoides. Title Fruits Caption Immature fruits approximately 2 mm in qlchorneoides.