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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Vessels per mm2 less than 6 rare. Tree Atlas of Panama. If you have any useful information about this membranaeca, please leave a comment. Risk of cupping and checking is reported.

Sawing Sawing of this species is easy. Odor Odor and taste are indistinct.

There are three main veins arising together from the leaf base, and secondary veins are dense and parallel. Only the other Apeibx and the two Luehea are similar. Color The sapwood is white, the heartwood gradually changes into pale yellow.


Fruiting branch Photograph by: The wood is light and used for boxes or floats, but not sold commercially. Tree Atlas of Panama Description: Apeiba membranacea is found in the tropical humid or perhumid rain forests of tropical America. Flowers are cm across, yellow, produced during the wet season above the crown and thus not conspicuous.

Click to Display 25 Total Images. Tropical Plants Database, Ken Fern. Prismatic crystals in the ray cells. Grain The grain is frequently straight. It is not seen outside the forest and only occasionally along forested roads.

Rays 1 to 4 seriate. Prismatic crystals in non-c Occasionally rays more than 10 per mm abundant. Luster It is reported to be high apekba luster. But LK apeiti A. Basic Density or Specific Gravity O. Flowering branch Photograph by: Natural Habitat Apeiba membranacea is found in the tropical humid or perhumid rain forests of tropical America.

It is mostly reported as an element of secondary, rarely primary, formations.

Apeiba – Wikipedia

General Housing 10 – Silica in Timbers. Leaves are simple, alternate, arranged regularly along branches, in a flat plane, and have a whitish or bluish color on the underside. The bark is gray with black lenticels arranged in vertical lines.


Drying Defects Ease of Drying: Close-up of the seeds Photograph by: Vessel-ray pits si Axial parenchyma apparent with the naked eye.

Apeiba membranacea

Handcraft 66 – Maderas latinoamericanas. Axial parenchyma in marginal or in seemingly marginal bands. Tangential diameter of vessel lumina to micras medium.

Texture The wood is mostly coarse in texture. Actual Dry Kiln Program http: 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.

PEINE MONO (Apeiba membranacea)

Last update on Fittings 19 – Silica in Timbers. Apeiba membranacea Spruce ex Benth. If you would like to support this site, please consider Donating. Trade Name Peine Mono. Corteza exterior gris y con lenticelas negras.