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Physical Characteristics
Growth Requirements
Uses
Cultivation

This database provides detailed information on plant species appropriate for planting in the Azuero Peninsula, including for reforestation, live fences, and medicinal uses. Plants can be searched by name or characteristic, and can be browsed alphabetically. For more information about the methods and resources used to create this database please click this this link.

173 Plants Found

palm

Bactris gasipaes

pixbae, chonta, peach palm, pejibaye

shrub

Bauhinia ungulata

pezuña de vaca, pata de vaca

shrub

Bixa orellana

achiote

herbaceous plant

Bromelia pinguin

piro

tree

Brosimum alicastrum

berbá, cacique, azulillo

shrub

Brownea macrophylla

rosa de monte

tree

Bursera simaruba

carate, cholo pelao, indio desnudo

tree

Bursera tomentosa

caratillo

tree

Capparis cynophallophora

carne de venado

herbaceous plant

Capsicum annuum

ají, pepper

herbaceous plant

Carica papaya

papayo silvestre, papaya cimarrona

shrub

Cassia fistula

cañafístula

tree

Cassia grandis

cañafístula

tree

Cassia moschata

lluvia de oro, lluvia de fuego, caña fístula chica

tree

Castilla elastica

caucho, mastate blanco, hule, Panama rubber tree