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: Boring Boring operations are reported to be fair.

It is a big tree, it attains heights from 30 to 35 m, with a diameter at membranavea height between 50 to 80 cm. Reinaldo Aguilar Fruit broken open Photograph by: A tall forest tree, with a slightly ribbed or irregular trunk, weakly swollen at the base to form small buttresses.

Both heartwood and sapwood are light yellow in colour and not clearly demarcated.

Prismatic crystals in the ray cells. Color The sapwood is white, the heartwood gradually changes into pale yellow.

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Comments have to be approved before they are shown here. Andreas Kay Fruit Photograph by: Scientific Name Membranaacea Apeiba echinata Gaertn. Vessel-ray pits si Axial parenchyma apparent with the naked eye.


Log In New Account Sitemap. Now containing plants. Only the other Apeiba and the two Luehea are similar. If you have any useful information about this plant, please leave a comment. Vessels per mm2 less than 6 rare. Boards 13 – Dry kiln schedules for commercial woods.

Moulding Molding operations are rated as fair. If you would like to support this site, please a;eiba Donating. Luster It is reported to be high in luster.

PEINE MONO (Apeiba membranacea)

Last update on Corteza exterior gris y con lenticelas negras. There are three main veins arising together from the leaf base, and secondary veins are dense and parallel. Body ray cells procumbent with over 4 rows Apekba with simple to minutely bordered pits.

Odor Odor and taste are indistinct.

Apeiba membranacea

Basic Density or Specific Gravity O. Grain The grain is frequently straight. Rays 1 to 4 seriate. It is not seen outside the forest and only occasionally along forested roads. Occasionally the diameter reaches cm. Axial parenchyma in thick bands.

The bark is gray with black lenticels arranged in vertical lines. Mature and immature fruits Photograph by: Fruit broken open Photograph by: Flowering stem Photograph by: Propagation Seed – Cite as: Botanical Description It is a big tree, it attains heights from 30 to 35 m, with a diameter at breast height between 50 to 80 cm.


Tangential diameter of vessel lumina to micras medium.

Vessels solitary and in short radial multiples. Prismatic crystals in non-c Occasionally rays more than 10 per mm abundant. Leaves membranacex simple, alternate, arranged regularly along branches, in a flat plane, and have a whitish or bluish color on the underside. Scientific Name Apeiba membranacea Spruce ex Benth. Looking into the canopy Photograph by: Natural Habitat Apeiba membranacea is found in the tropical humid or perhumid rain forests of tropical America.

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Reinaldo Aguilar Looking into the canopy Photograph by: The wood is light and used for boxes or floats, but not sold commercially. But LK apeiti A. Risk of cupping and checking is reported.