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.

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Physical Characteristics
Growth Requirements
Uses
Cultivation


Browse Plants (173 plants)

shrub Acacia collinsii
cachito, bull horn acacia
herbaceous plant Acmella oppositifolia
Oppositeleaf spotflower  
herbaceous plant Aechmea magdalenae

pita, pita gancho, kilá, ixtle

herbaceous plant Ageratum spp.
flossflowers
tree Albizia adinocephala

frijolillo, guábilo, cream albizia

tree Anacardium excelsum

espavé, jabillo, cornezuelo

tree Anacardium occidentale

marañon nacional, cashew

tree Andira inermis

harino, quira, almendro de río, cabbagebark tree

tree Annona muricata

guanabana, soursop, graviola

tree Annona purpurea

toreta

tree Apeiba tibourbou

cortezo, peine de mico

herbaceous plant Arachis pintoi

maní forrajero, pinto peanut

herbaceous plant Asclepias curassavica
tropical milkweed
palm Astrocaryum alatum

coquillo

tree Astronium graveolens

zorro, ron-ron, tigrillo, cucaracho, glassywood

palm Attalea butyracea

palma real, corozo, coyol real, yagua, palma de cuesco

palm Attalea cohune
corozo, cohune
tree Avicennia bicolor

mangle salado, palo de sal, mangrove

tree Avicennia germinans

mangle negro, mangle salado, black mangrove

tree Azadirachta indica

nim, neem

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