Tropical Forestry Archives - Azuero Earth Project

November’s Tree of the Month: El Árbol Panamá

The national tree of Panama, Sterculia apetala, known simply as the Panama tree, is a tall, straight-growing tree noted for its smooth and upright trunk. There exist several theories regarding the origin of the...

October’s Tree of the Month: Ceiba Pentandra

Known to English speakers as the Kapok tree and to Spanish speakers as the ceiba, or the bongo, the Ceiba pentandra is a tall, striking deciduous tree native to the Azuero peninsula. Belonging to the...

September Tree of the Month: Cedro Espino

Welcome to the Azuero Earth Project’s Tree of the Month page! In an effort to share with you our passion for trees, we have decided to create a special page to showcase one of...