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Apeiba tibourbou

cortezo, peine de mico

Family

Malvaceae

Native to

native to Panamá

Type

tree

Height

tall (20 m/65 ft or more)

Height (m)

5 - 25

Speed of Growth

fast

Deciduous/Evergreen

semi-deciduous

Flower Color

yellow

Flowering Time

January, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December

Fruiting Time

January, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December

Difficult Conditions Tolerated

Degraded Soil

Sun/Shade Required To Establish

sun

Other Uses

fence posts, handicrafts

Wildlife Attracted

bees, butterflies, insects, monkeys

Reforestation Type

ecological restoration

Successional Type

early successional

Ecosystem Services

erosion control

Best Method of Propagation

seed