Hyeronima alchorneoides is an important taxon of the neotrop- ical forest, whose center of distribution is located in the Andes. (South America). It is found from. Taxonomy and nomenclature. Family: Euphorbiaceae. Synonyms: Hyeronima caribaea Urban, H. choco- ensis Cuatrec., H. ferrugenea Tul., H. heterotrichia. Hyeronima alchorneoides. Family: Euphorbiaceae. Common name: pilón, zapatero, nancitón. Commercial name: pilón wood; bully tree wood. Pilón is renowned.

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In particular, see Croton billbergianusand Hura crepitans. Croton is also common along Pipeline Rd. Title Plantation Caption 4 year alchodneoides plantation of Hyeronima alchorneoides. Hura has distinctly different leaf venation, and as a large treee it lacks buttresses. List of Pests Top of page Minor host of: Frankliniella schultzei cotton thrips. Oils from the alchorneoidew are used medicinally as well as an anti-helminthic. Title Seedlings Caption Newly germinated seedlings 45 days of Hyeronima alchorneoides.

Generate a print friendly version containing alchorneoidees the sections you need. There appear to be two flowering seasons per year, one in March and April, a second from August to October.

Note the dense canopy, shaded understorey and deep litter layer. Found from Gamboa to Sherman in the Canal area lowlands, but neither on the Pacific slope nor the wet forests of Santa Rita and the mountains. It is mostly a tree of forest edge or clearings in the forest; within the forest, there are scattered large trees but few saplings.


Note the distinctive red and yellow colouration of the senesced leaves. Different aged trees grown in plantation. Title Fruits Caption Immature fruits approximately 2 mm in diameter. Title Male flowers Caption Note the long stamens which differentiate wlchorneoides from female flowers. The fruit is a small berry that turns purple when it is mature, either in May-June or November-January.

Hyeronima alchorneoides (bully tree)

In juveniles, the bizarre stipules are a give-away, and these are easy to see at Pipeline Rd. Leaves from juvenile tree larger leaves alcohrneoides mature tree small leaves. Title Leafy stipules Caption Conspicuous leafy stipules in 1 year old plantation, which are reduced in size in older trees. Title Root system of seedlings Caption 5.

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The one year old trees in the foreground are ca. Flowers are greenish or yellowish, small, produced in long stalks near the ends of the branches. Several other Croton and Euphorbiaceae in the Canal area are restricted to remote wet sites. Datasheet Hyeronima alchorneoides bully tree. Hyeronima is most abundant in Soberania, and there juveniles are common and readily seen along Pipeline Rd.

Hyeronima alchorneoides

Don’t need the entire report? Title Inflorescences Caption Close-up showing developing inflorescences. A tall tree with a straight, cylindrical trunk, light yellowish in color. Duponchelia fovealis Southern European marshland pyralid Associated with not a host: Title Bark Caption Copyright M. The stipules of saplings are remarkable — green and leaf like, but rolled into a little structure which ants sometimes inhabit indeed, the stipule appears to be designed to house small creatures.


Title Root system of seedlings.

Title Leaves Caption Leaves from juvenile tree larger leaves alchorneoies mature tree small leaves. Large trees typically have some yellow leaves in the crown. Taxonomic Tree Top of page Domain: Miguel Cifuentes, Collection No. Wounds at the base of the trunk turn black from the sap exuded.

Hyeronima ovatifolia Lundell Stilaginella amazonica Tul.

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Leaves are simple, alternate, and clustered toward the end of branches. Title Seedlings Caption Seedlings ready for outplanting at 5.

Title Plantation Caption Different aged trees hyeronina in plantation. International Common Names English: Despite the edge preference, Hyeronima is not a tree of towns or open areas.

In adults, Hyeronima is like several other Euphorbiaceae, with heart-shaped leaves that often turn yellow while still on the tree. Hyeronima had heavy wood useful in many kinds of construction, and it is well known in Central America and sometimes planted in plantations.

They are heart-shaped, but the size and shape is quite variable.