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

173 Plants Found

palm Bactris gasipaes
pixbae, chonta, peach palm, pejibaye
shrub Bauhinia ungulata

pezuña de vaca, pata de vaca

shrub Bixa orellana


herbaceous plant Bromelia pinguin
tree Brosimum alicastrum

berbá, cacique, azulillo

shrub Brownea macrophylla

rosa de monte

tree Bursera simaruba

carate, cholo pelao, indio desnudo

tree Bursera tomentosa


tree Capparis cynophallophora
carne de venado
herbaceous plant Capsicum annuum
ají, pepper
herbaceous plant Carica papaya
papayo silvestre, papaya cimarrona
shrub Cassia fistula


tree Cassia grandis
tree Cassia moschata
lluvia de oro, lluvia de fuego, caña fístula chica
tree Castilla elastica
caucho, mastate blanco, hule, Panama rubber tree