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By Richard Condit

ISBN-10: 0691147108

ISBN-13: 9780691147109

This is the 1st box advisor devoted to the various tree species of Panama and Costa Rica. that includes as regards to 500 tropical tree species, Trees of Panama and Costa Rica comprises incredible colour pictures, ample colour distribution maps, and concise descriptions of key features, making this advisor without difficulty obtainable to botanists, biologists, and informal nature enthusiasts alike.

The priceless introductory chapters talk about tree range in significant the US and the fundamentals of tree id. relations and species money owed are handled alphabetically and describe kinfolk dimension, variety of genera and species, floral features, and relative abundance. colour distribution maps complement the worthy species descriptions, and facing-page photographic plates element bark, leaf, flower, or fruit of the species featured. valuable appendices include an entire thesaurus, a accomplished advisor to leaf kinds, and a listing of households now not covered.

  • The in basic terms tree consultant to hide either Panama and Costa Rica jointly
  • Covers virtually 500 species
  • 438 high-resolution colour pictures
  • 480 colour distribution maps and normal maps
  • Concise and jargon-free descriptions of key features for each species
  • Full word list and advisor to leaf varieties included
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Overall, known from only a few sites on the Caribbean slope of both countries. Recognition: The two-ranked leaves match the Annonaceae pattern; as such, the small size of the tree and narrow and pointed leaves should suggest this genus. The habit of growing in discrete and very dense clumps is a good identifier. Three more species of Anaxagorea are found in Panama. All are treelets of forest understory. A. allenii is known in lowland wet forests east of the Canal, much more widespread than A. panamensis, but not known in Costa Rica.

Annonaceae Guatteria recurvisepala Guatteria sessilicarpa 51 52 Annonaceae Mosannona garwoodii Mosannona garwoodii Mosannona garwoodii. A small, understory tree restricted to the Canal Area. Leaves are shiny above, narrow and pointed, widely and regularly spaced along zigzag branches. The leaf underside is a remarkable sky blue color, covered in a soft pubes- cence (indeed, it is the hairs that give the color). Distribution: Discovered on Barro Colorado I. and only named recently (for botanist Nancy Garwood).

As juveniles, fuzzy and more numerous leaflets help distinguish Mosquitoxylum, and the slight wings on the terminal leaflet stalk clinch it. Spondias mombin Spondias mombin Spondias mombin (jobo). One of the most wide- spread and common trees of the region. In farmland, it is a medium-sized and often leaning tree, but in the forest it can be tall and straight. The leaves are alternate, but bunched toward the end of the branches, emanating like spokes of a wheel. They are long and odd-compound, with opposite leaflets.

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