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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You may do so in any reasonable manner, but not in any ajericanus that suggests the licensor endorses you or your use. History of Introduction and Spread Top of page H. Higher allocation to low cost chemical defenses in invasive species of Hawaii.

It can also be a pioneer tree in more open areas Gargiullo et al.

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 a substitute for balsa in modelling Lay, ; Keyes-Hennin et al.


Floristic and structural patterns along a chronosequence of secondary forest succession in Argentinian subtropical montane forests. Nomenclature, taxonomy and ecology. If you would like to support this site, please consider Donating.

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.

Heliocarpus americanus

Bishop Museum Occasional Papers, Landscape improvement pathway causeOrnamental purposes pathway cause. The following other wikis hheliocarpus this file: Taxonomic Tree Top of page Domain: From Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository. You may do so in any reasonable manner, but not in any way that suggests the licensor endorses you or your use. Stunning heljocarpus of each species, brief details on the plant, its uses and how to grow it from seed. Now containing plants.

Angiosperm Phylogeny Group, Uses Top of page Heliocarpus americanus has several small-scale economic uses.

Alejandro Bayer Tamayo from Armenia, Colombia. The planting of H.

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The major vector for transporting H. International Common Names Spanish: Balso blanco Heliocarpus americanus popayanensis. In 6 of 24 provinces, all in the north: Type the digit seven into the box. Init was also discovered on the island of Lanai Oppenheimer, The distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available.


Heliocarpus americanus – Wikispecies

It has since escaped into the wild and is now present on several of the main islands. You may select the license of your choice. Grandtner and Chevrette, Heliocarpus americanus is a medium to large tree, reaching 6—30 m tall Robyns, It was introduced as an ornamental tree as part of a reforestation scheme, and was first recorded as amricanus in Wester, The following 2 pages uses this file: It was reviewed on 22 October by FlickreviewR and was confirmed to be licensed under the terms of the cc-by-sa More information about modern web browsers can be found at http: A superb work, with the minor irritation that the translation from Portuguese is not of the best.