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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Close-up of the flowers Photograph by: But LK apeiti A. Apeiba membranacea is found in the tropical humid or perhumid rain forests of tropical America. Base of the trunk Photograph by: It is not seen outside the forest and only occasionally along forested roads.

The three prominent leaf veins and dense ladder-like secondary veins are very distinctive.

Tropicos | Name – Apeiba membranacea Spruce ex Benth.

Apekba pits si Axial parenchyma apparent with the naked eye. Aeiba Name Peine Mono. The tree is harvested from the wild for its wood and oil. Last update on Corteza exterior gris y con lenticelas negras. They mature throughout the dry season, and crack open to reveal tiny seeds in a sweet pulp that are dispersed by animals. It is a big tree, it attains heights from 30 to 35 m, with a diameter at breast height between 50 to 80 cm. Moulding Molding operations are rated membranacsa fair. Risk of cupping and checking is reported.


Juvenile leaves are sometimes toothed, but adult leaves are not. Fittings 19 – Silica in Timbers. Tangential diameter of vessel lumina to micras medium. Rays 1 to 4 seriate.

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Color The sapwood is white, the heartwood gradually changes into pale yellow. Luster It is reported to be high in luster. Close-up of the seeds Photograph by: Flowers are cm across, yellow, produced during the wet season above the crown and thus not conspicuous.

Prismatic crystals in the ray cells. Axial parenchyma in marginal or in seemingly marginal bands.

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The bark is gray with black lenticels arranged in vertical lines. If you would like to support this site, please consider Donating. Mature and immature fruits Photograph by: Grain The grain is frequently straight. General Housing 10 – Silica in Timbers. Apeiba membranacea Spruce ex Benth.

Both heartwood and sapwood are light yellow in colour and not clearly demarcated. Vessels solitary and in short radial multiples. How many suns are in our solar system. Dick Culbert Creative Commons Attribution 2. Scientific Name Apeiba membranacea Spruce ex Benth. Until recently, this species was referred to as A. Vessels per mm2 more than 20 very abundant.


Apeiba membranacea

Tree Atlas of Panama. Planing Planing operations are rather easy. Log In New Account Sitemap. Leaves are simple, alternate, arranged regularly along branches, in a flat plane, and have a whitish or bluish color on the underside. Exactly what the title says, brief and to the point.

A tall forest tree, with a slightly ribbed or irregular trunk, weakly swollen at the base to form small buttresses. Drying Defects Ease of Membranqcea La corteza se desgarra en fibras, las cuales se utilizan como cuerdas para amarrar. Fruiting branch Photograph by: Basic Density or Specific Gravity O.

Flowering branch Photograph by: Comments have to be approved before they are shown here. Reinaldo Aguilar Fruit broken open Photograph by: