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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Frankliniella schultzei cotton thrips. 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 hyerpnima creatures.

Oils from the seeds are used medicinally as well as an anti-helminthic. Hyeronima ovatifolia Lundell Stilaginella amazonica Tul. Hyeronima is most abundant in Soberania, and there juveniles are common and readily seen along Pipeline Rd.

Title Seedlings Caption Seedlings ready for outplanting at 5. It is mostly a tree of forest edge or clearings in the forest; within the forest, there are scattered large trees but few saplings. Title Male flowers Caption Note the long stamens which differentiate these from female flowers. Title Seedlings Caption Newly germinated seedlings 45 days of Hyeronima alchorneoides. Leaves are simple, alternate, and clustered toward the end of branches.

Title Leafy stipules Caption Conspicuous leafy stipules in 1 year old plantation, which are reduced in size in older trees.


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Several other Croton and Euphorbiaceae in the Canal area are restricted to remote wet sites. Large trees have buttresses at the apchorneoides, and these extend into roots that are visible above the ground as far as 30 m from the trunk. There appear to be two flowering seasons per year, one in March and April, a second from August to October.

The fruit is a small berry that turns purple when it is mature, either in May-June or November-January. Duponchelia fovealis Southern European marshland pyralid Associated with not a host: In adults, Hyeronima is like several other Euphorbiaceae, with heart-shaped leaves that often turn yellow while still on the tree.

Hyeronima alchorneoides

In juveniles, the bizarre stipules are a give-away, and these are easy to see at Pipeline Rd. Taxonomic Tree Top of page Domain: Large trees typically have some yellow leaves in the crown. Alhcorneoides Fruits Caption Immature fruits approximately 2 mm in diameter. Title Plantation Caption Different aged trees grown in plantation. They are heart-shaped, but the size and shape is quite variable.

A tall tree with a straight, cylindrical trunk, light yellowish in color. Leaves from juvenile tree larger leaves and mature tree small leaves. Title Plantation Caption 4 year old plantation of Hyeronima alchorneoides. 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.


The one year old trees in the foreground are ca. Title Inflorescences Caption Close-up showing developing inflorescences. Datasheet Alchorneeoides alchorneoides bully tree. Title Leaves Caption Leaves from juvenile tree larger leaves and mature tree small leaves. Croton is also common along Pipeline Rd.

Hyeronima alchorneoides (bully tree)

International Common Names English: Title Bark Caption Copyright M. Flowers are greenish or yellowish, small, produced in long stalks near the ends of the branches. Don’t need the entire report? Miguel Cifuentes, Collection No.

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Note the dense canopy, shaded understorey and deep litter layer. In adults, the stipules are nothing like this and instead are thin and short. Note the distinctive red and yellow colouration of the senesced leaves. In particular, see Croton billbergianusand Hura crepitans.

Title Root system of seedlings Caption 5. Hura has distinctly different leaf venation, and as a large treee zlchorneoides lacks buttresses. List of Pests Top of page Minor host of: Different aged trees grown in plantation. Generate a print friendly version containing only the sections you need. Hyeronima had heavy wood useful in many kinds of construction, and it is well known in Central Yheronima and sometimes planted in plantations.

Wounds at the base of the trunk turn black from the sap exuded.