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Cecropia

Cecropia

Cecropia Loefl. Engl.: pumpwood. Deu.: Ameisenbaum.

Cecropia peltata

Cecropia peltata L. Engl.: Indian snakewood, pop-a-gun, trumpet-tree. Deu.: Karibischer Ameisenbaum, Trompetenbaum. Fran.: bois-cannon. Span.: guarumo, yagrumo.

Photo: Cecropia 3.

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Tall tree against the sky. Parque Nacional do Itatiaia, Brazil. Wild. 2001-02-16.

Photo: Cecropia 2.

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Smallish tree. Tijuca Nat'l forest, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Wild. 2001-02-13.

Photo: Cecropia 1.

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Leaf. Tijuca Nat'l forest, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Wild. 2001-02-13.

Photo: Cecropia.

Taxonomy extra:
Smallish tree. A relatively shortlived tree, it hosts ants in its hollow trunk. Tree sloths spend most of their lives in these trees. We saw large Cecropias, too, later on. Tijuca Nat'l forest, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Wild. 2001-02-13.


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