Pachira quinata, commonly known as Pochote, is a species of flowering tree in the mallow family, Malvaceae. It inhabits dry forests in Costa Rica, Nicaragua. BOTANIC DESCRIPTION. Bombacopsis quinata reaches a height of 40 m and a trunk diameter of more than 1 m in natural stands. Its most distinguishing. Bombacopsis quinata. Seed capsule on left, opening to reveal the seeds and seed floss. Spiny trunk on right. Photograph by: Dick Culbert Creative Commons .

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Adrian Barrance barrance internetsatelital. This tree -related article is a stub. Boring The wood is reported to have good boring properties.

SAQUI-SAQUI, CEIBA TOLUA (Bombacopsis quinata)

Staining Staining properties are rated as good. Dick Culbert Creative Commons Attribution 2. Sawing The wood is reported to bombacopsie low resistance to cutting.

Please donate to Arkive Help us share the wonders of the natural world. Rotary Veneer Cutting This species is interesting for peeling. Help us share the wonders of the natural world. The tree is covered with prickles, and it usually develops irregular stems. Listed as Vulnerable VU A1cd v2. Lindsey Paretti – Blood Island. Trade Name Saqui-saqui, Ceiba tolua. Now containing plants. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. The diameter is commonly 80 cm in diameter.


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Response To Hand Tools Response to hand tools is rated as good. It is reported to attain heights of up to 40 m, with cylindrical and straight boles up to 20 m long. Common Veneer 29 – Embassy of Ecuador in Japan. The species is grown in small-scale species trials in Kenya and the Solomon Islands.

Fibers with simple to minutely bordered pits. Alverson; Bombax quinatum Jacq. Furniture Cabinets 21 – Tropical timbers of the world. Wildscreen With – Tom Hooker: Rodents of Unusual Size communitycoypudocumentaryecosystemenvironmentfilmmakerfilmmakinginvasiveinvasive speciesrodentsUSAWetlandswildlife Monday 24 September Wildscreen With – Tom Hooker: Last update on Nailing It has good nailing characteristics, with good nail holding.

Matches 71 – Proprietes physiques et mecaniques des bois tropicaux, premier supplement. The tree is largely plantation grown in Costa Rica for its lumber, which is an ideal, remarkably stable hardwood similar in working properties to Cedrela odorata Spanish cedar.


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MyARKive offers the scrapbook feature to signed-up members, allowing you to organize your favourite Arkive images and videos and share them with friends. Adrian Barrance barrance internetsatelital. Occasionally prismatic crystals 4 to 10 rays per mm medium. Which species are on the road to recovery?

Readable yet also very detailed. Prismatic crystals in non-chambered axial parenchyma cells. Rodents of Unusual Size. Texture The wood is coarse textured.

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