Couma macrocarpa – Popa

It is a large tree, with lengths of 30 to 40 m and up to 100 cm of diameter. It has abundant creamy latex. It is reported from Guatemala, south to Brazil and Peru.

Hymenaea courbaril – Algarrobo

Tree 8 to 15 m high and 40 to 80 cm DBH. Trunk: straight, cylindrical. It is found from Mexico to southern Brazil, and also in Argentina, Bolivia, and Paraguay.

Humiriastrum procerum – Chanú

Dominant tree within the forest, reaching heights of 40 m, with a diameter between 60 to 80 cm. It is found from Costa Rica, Panama, Guyanas, Venezuela, Peru, Ecuador, to Brazil. In Colombia it is found on the Pacific coast and in the basins of the Calima and Patía rivers.

Tabebuia guayacan – Corteza

Tree 20 to 40 m tall. The species grows at low and medium elevations, in dry, humid or very humid forests, from Mexico to Peru and Brazil. In Panama it is common in secondary forests and urban areas.

Astronium graveolens – Zorro

The trees can reach heights of 40 m, with trunk diameters ranging from 60 to 100 cm or more. They develop well-formed and cylindrical boles clear up to two thirds or more of the height of the tree. Wood diffuses porous. Vessels solitary and in short radial multiples. Tyloses common.

Chloroleucon mangense – Pino amarillo

Tree or shrub from 3 to 10 m high. The species grows at low and medium elevations, in dry or humid forests, from Mexico to Colombia. This species grows in plains and hollows of the dry forest. Striking stems due to the contrast between the grayish bark stained with whiter parts due to the exfoliation […]

Tabebuia chrysantha – Roble Macho

It is a tree native to the intertropical zone of America. It is a tree with an average height of 12 to 15 meters, with a strong, compact, straight, cylindrical trunk and approximately 60 centimeters in diameter. Has deep vertical cracks

Peltogyne purpurea – Nazareno

It is a dominant tree, it attains heights from 30 to 45 m, diameter at breast height between 45 and 90 cm or more. The boles are straight and cylindrical.  It is found in the tropical forests of northern South America.

Dipteryx panamensis – Almendro

It is present from Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama, Colombia, Venezuela, to Brazil. Can reach up to 50m in height and 150cm in diameter. The trunk is straight and cylindrical with medium to well developed buttresses. 

Brosimum guianense – Berbá

The tree reaches a height of up to 25 m, with diameters of 35 cm or more above the low buttresses. It has well formed boles that are often clear for about two thirds of the total height of the tree. It has abundant creamy latex. Species in this group are reported to occur in […]