Name, Status, Confidence level, Source, Date supplied. Apeiba cimbalaria Arruda, Synonym, M, WCSP (in review), Apeiba hirsuta Lam. Synonym. Apeiba tibourbou Aubl. Search in The Plant List Search in IPNI Search in Australian Plant Name Index Search in NYBG Virtual Herbarium Search in Muséum. PDF | Apeiba tibourbou is a common species found in the rainforests of South America. The aim of the present work is to determine the most.

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LK castel Castilla elastica LK2 has very similar leaves, in a similar arrangement, and also occurs along roads from Panama City to Gamboa, but does not have 3 prominent veins. If you have any useful information about this plant, please leave a comment.

Apeiba tibourbou Images

Ripe fruits, strung together Photograph by: The entire flora 13 volumes can now be downloaded from http: Florece y fructifica de mayo a enero. Close-up of the seeds Photograph by: The light wood is used locally for apeibq rafts, posts, boxes, or as paper pulp, but not sold commercially. Tree Atlas of Panama. Base of the trunk Photograph by: Capsules depressed-globose to globose, to tibourgou cm diam including bristlesdensely covered with bristles, the bristles long, flexible, stout, to 1.

Leaves are large, alternate, finely toothed, arranged in a flat plane and spaced regularly along the branches.

Look for the dense, red hairs on twigs of Apeiba. Tree Atlas of Panama Description: The veins are raised and very conspicuous on the underside of the leaf. There are three main veins arising together from the leaf base. Frequent in the forest. Small, cultivated, fruiting tree Photograph by: Flowers mainly in the rainy season May to Decemberalthough a few flowers are seen all year.


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Comments have to be approved before they are shown here. Tronco con la corteza exterior gris y con lenticelas negras. Ramas largas y colgantes. Tree, 30 m tall, ca 25 cm dbh; outer bark thin, weakly fissured; inner bark white to tan with granular areas interspersed with round pockets containing thick sap; pubescence ferruginous, both long simple trichomes and shorter stellate trichomes on stems, petioles, lower midribs, axes of inflorescences, and calyces.

Occasionally in the forest, it grows straight, to m tall. Scarce in mature forest, only in natural clearings, but widespread, occurring from Panama City to the wetter montane ridges of the Caribbean coast.

Last update on If you would like to support this site, please consider Donating. Looking into the canopy of a large, forest tree Photograph by: Close-up of the flower Photograph by: Year ISBN Description Terse descriptions of over 1, species from the Guianas that bear fruits – not necessarily edible!

The book can be downloaded from the Internet. Mature fruit, opened to show the seed Photograph by: The fruits probably develop in months and are most abundant in the dry season. Tropical Plants Database, Ken Fern. Stunning photographs of each species, brief details on the plant, its uses and how to grow it from seed.


Small tree, often branched near ground, with broad crown just above ground and long, hanging tibourbbou. Log In New Account Sitemap. It can be downloaded from the Internet.

Fruits are dry capsules densely covered with soft green spines. Gives lots of plant uses as well as information on plant habit and habitat.

Leaves in a flat plane, with 3 prominent palmate veins, are good characters.

Abundant tree of abandoned farms and grasslands, for instance, along the Summit Golf Course, where it forms dense stands m tall. Flowers are yellow, flat, star-shaped, with pointed petals, cm across, produced throughout the wet season. Click tibourgou Display 19 Total Images. A superb work, with the minor irritation that the translation from Portuguese is not of the best.

Exactly what the title says, brief and to the point.

Apeiba tibourbou Images – Useful Tropical Plants

Leaves fall in the dry season and new leaves are seen in the early rainy season. Panicles to 11 cm long, opposite leaves; pedicels to 1. Las semillas contienen aceite empleado como brillantina para el cabello. Often mentions if the fruit is edible, plus gives brief description of habit and habitat.