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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In 6 of 24 provinces, all in the north: Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club, 50 3: The planting of H. It might be possible to eradicate the species from Hawaii, but since it is already widespread and poses little obvious threat to the existing biota, conservation efforts are focussed initially on removing other species instead Imada et al.
Description Heliocarpus americanus 1. Journal of Botany, 36 The distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available. This dispersal ability is largely attributable to the seeds, which are heliocxrpus adapted for wind-dispersal anemochorythrough the ring of large bristles that project around the edge of the seeds Smith, Views View Edit History. Views View Edit History. From Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository.
The following 2 pages uses this file: Permission Reusing this file. Retrieved from ” https: Uses Top of page Heliocarpus americanus has several small-scale economic uses. This file contains additional information heliocarphs as Exif metadata which may have been added by the digital camera, scanner, or software program used to create or helikcarpus it. While many botanists have adopted the APG III system of classification for the orders and families of flowering plants which sinks the Tiliaceae into the Malvaceae Angiosperm Phylogeny Group,the CAB Thesaurus continues to use the Cronquist system which treats them as separate families.
In Hawaii, it is found at low to mid elevations, in disturbed parts of wetter mesic forests Motooka et al. Floristic and structural patterns along a chronosequence of secondary forest succession in Argentinian subtropical montane forests. This page was last edited on 12 Novemberat Prevention and Control Top of page There are no reports of management plans for controlling H. Huila, oberhalb von La Chaquira, ca.
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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. Higher allocation to low cost chemical defenses in invasive species of Hawaii. Invasive species in the Pacific: Distribution Top of page Heliocarpus americanus has a broad native distribution in the 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, Title Habit Caption Heliocarpus americanus white moho ; habit, showing crown of tree.
This distinguishes Heliocarpus from the closely related Triumfettain which the seed is entirely covered with bristles, forming a burr Lay, Comments have to be approved before they are shown here. Further details may be available for individual references in the Distribution Table Details section which can be selected by going to Generate Report. Alejandro Bayer Tamayo from Armenia, Colombia. Last update on It has since escaped into the wild and is now present on several of the main islands.
The blade of the leaf is typically 16—20 cm long by 14—18 cm wide Lay, ; Robyns,with pointed tips and a deeply cordate base.
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Grandtner MM, Chevrette J, Alejandro Bayer Tamayo from Armenia, Colombia. The leaves of H. Academic Press, pp. Organizations Top of page USA: Description Top of page Heliocarpus americanus is a medium to large tree, reaching 6—30 m tall Robyns, Retrieved from ” https: The major vector for transporting H.
Heliocarpus americanus L.
An update of the Angiosperm Phylogeny Group classification for the orders and families of flowering plants: This file contains additional information such as Exif metadata which may have been added by the digital camera, scanner, or software program used to create or digitize it.
Both of those two names have continued to be used for the widespread species, with authorship of H. If you would like to support this site, please consider Donating. Summary [ edit ] Description Heliocarpus americanus 1.
A revision of the genus Heliocarpus L. The bark of various Heliocarpus species is used to produce a fibre, which is used for making ropes and baskets Lay, ; Keyes-Hennin et al. The nomenclature of this species is somewhat confused. Distribution Table Top of page The distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available.