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Bioecologia de Arboles Nativos y Exoticos de Puerto Rico and Las Indias Occidentales (Silvics of Native and Exotic Trees of Puerto Rico and the Caribbean Islands)

Recursos en Español - Spanish Available at NO COST Other Databases (Species and Restoration)

Francis, J.K. & Lowe, C.A. 2000, "Bioecologia de Arboles Nativos y Exoticos de Puerto Rico y Las Indias Occidentales", General Technical Report IITF-15, United States Department of Agriculture & United States Forest Service, Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico.

Affiliations

  • United States Department of Agriculture
  • United States Forest Service, International Institute of Tropical Forestry, Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico

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Species Info

  • Acacia auriculiformis
  • Acacia farnesiana
  • Acrocomia media
  • Agathis robusta
  • Albizia lebbek
  • Albizia procera
  • Alchornea latifolia
  • Andira inermis
  • Anthocephalus chinensis
  • Araucaria heterophylla Artocarpus altilis
  • Avicennia germinans
  • Azadirachta indica
  • Bambusa vulgaris
  •  Buchenavia tetraphylla
  • Bucida buceras
  • Bursera simaruba
  • Byrsonima spicata
  • Calophyllum calaba
  • Casuarina equisetifolia
  • Catalpa longissima
  • Cecropia schreberiana
  • Cedrela odorata
  • Ceiba pentandra
  • Citharexylum fruticosum
  • Clusia rosea
  • Coccolob auvifera
  • Cocos nucifera
  • Cordia alliodora
  • Cordia sulcata
  • Cupania americana
  • Cyrilla racemiflora
  • Dacryodes excelsa
  • Dalbergia sissoo
  • Enterolobium cyclocarpum
  • Eucalyptus deglupta
  • Eucalyptus globulus
  • Eucalyptus grandis
  • Eucalyptus robusta
  • Ficus citrifolia
  • Fraxinus uhdei  
  • Genipa americana
  • Gliricidia sepium
  • Guaiacum officinale
  • Guarea guidonia
  • Guazuma ulmifolia
  • Hernandia sonora
  • Hibiscus elatus
  • Hura crepitans
  • Hyeronima clusioides
  • Hymenaea courbaril
  • Inga fagifolia
  • Inga vera
  • Juglans jamaicensis
  • Khaya nyasica
  • Khaya senegalensis
  • Laguncularia racemosa
  • Leucaena leucocephala
  • Maesopsis eminii
  • Magnolia portoricensis
  • Magnolia splendens
  • Mammea americana
  • Mangifera indica
  • Manilkara bidentata
  • Melaleuca quinquenervia
  • Melicoccus bijugatus
  • Micropholis chrysophylloides
  • Moringa oleifera
  • Ochroma pyramidale
  • Ormosia krugii  
  • Paraserianthes falcataria
  • Petitia domingensis
  • Pinus caribaea
  • Pinus patula
  • Pithecellobium dulce
  • Pouteria multiflora
  • Prestoea montana
  • Prosopis pallida
  • Prunus occidentalis
  • Pterocarpus macrocarpus
  • Pterocarpus officinalis
  • Rhizophora mangle
  • Roystonea borinquena
  • Samanea saman
  • Schefflera morototoni
  • Senna siamea
  • Sloanea berteriana
  • Spathodea campanulata
  • Spondias mombin
  • Swietenia macrophylla
  • Swietenia mahagoni
  • Syzygium jambos
  • Tabebuia donnell-smithii
  • Tabebuia heterophylla
  • Tamarindus indica
  • Tectona grandis
  • Terminalia catappa
  • Terminalia ivorensis
  • Thespesia grandiflora
  • Thespesia populnea
  • Zanthoxylum flavum
  • Zanthoxylum martinicense

 

Description

This database is available in Spanish only:

  • Silvicultural descriptions are provided for 102 native and exotic tree species of Puerto Rico.
  • Each species description includes information on the genetics, habitat, climate, soil and topography, and the typical forest cover of each species.
  • The reproduction and development of each species is also detailed, including information on growth, production, and the root system.
  • Finally, each species report provides specifics on how the species reacts to competition, possible pests and diseases, and uses. 

Related Publications and Projects

Geographical Region

  • Caribbean Islands
  • Ecosystems

  • General
  • This database is a work in progress, and we need your input to keep it up to date. Feel free to contact ELTI at elti@yale.edu to provide information on your own work as well as other projects and literature currently missing from the database.

     

    ELTI is a joint initiative of:
    Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute