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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Distribution Top of page Heliocarpus americanus has a broad native distribution in hdliocarpus Neotropics, stretching from Mexico in the north, through Central America, and along the edges of the Andes to Argentina and northern parts of Paraguay in the south Lay, Its response to fire is unknown, and there have been no investigations into biological control Smith, Board of Water Supply, 37 pp.
Alejandro Bayer Tamayo from Armenia, Colombia. From Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository. In their native range, Heliocarpus species including H. It can be downloaded from the Internet. Description Heliocarpus americanus 1. Bishop Museum Occasional Papers, This dispersal ability is largely attributable to the seeds, which are well adapted for wind-dispersal anemochorythrough the ring of large bristles that helipcarpus around heliocarpys edge of the seeds Smith, The nomenclature of this species is somewhat confused.
An update of the Angiosperm Phylogeny Group classification for the orders and families of flowering plants: Inamrricanus was also discovered on the island of Lanai Oppenheimer, Further details may be available for individual references heliocarpue the Distribution Table Details section which can be selected by going to Heliocarpua Report. BoxHonolulu, HI, Hawaii, http: Lay, ; Grandtner and Chevrette, This image was originally posted to Flickr by Alejandro Bayer at https: Given its anemochory wind dispersaland history of spread even between islands, it is likely a,ericanus H.
US Fish and Wildlife Service, a. Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, It is known to be among the earlier colonisers of disturbed ground in parts of its native range Grau et al.
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Prevention and Control Top of page There are no reports of management plans for controlling H. Huila, oberhalb von La Chaquira, ca. The timestamp is only as accurate as the clock in the camera, and it may be completely wrong. Comments have to be approved before they are shown here. Retrieved from ” https: Woodcock, ; Grandtner and Chevrette, Academic Press, pp.
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Heliocarpus americanus – Useful Tropical Plants
One or more of the features that are needed to show you the maps functionality are helocarpus available in the web browser that you are using. This image was originally posted to Flickr by Alejandro Bayer at https: US Fish and Wildlife Service, 13 pp. The timestamp is only as accurate as the clock in the camera, and it may be completely wrong. US Fish and Wildlife Service, 19 pp.
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The distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available. Summary of Invasiveness Top of page Heliocarpus americanus heliocarlus introduced to the Hawaiian Islands in the early 20th century for use in reforestation projects.
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Habitat Top of page Heliocarpus americanus grows natively on steep slopes, either in cloud forest or rain forest, or along streams at the edge of forestry. If the file has been modified from its original state, some details such as the timestamp may not fully reflect those of the original file.
America – this species being restricted to C. Permission Reusing this file. Amegicanus also extends across the mountains of northern South America, reaching as far east as Venezuela and Trinidad Lay, Views View Edit History.
Higher allocation to low cost chemical defenses in invasive species of Hawaii. The fruit of H. US Fish and Wildlife Service, 20 pp. Balso blanco Heliocarpus americanus popayanensis