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Research directed by C. Notes Source 1. HTM 4 Kellman, M. Roulet, N. Nutrient flux and retention in a tropical sand-dune succession. Copa redondeada o umbelada, con follaje disperso.

Las ramitas terminales presentan lenticelas blancas. Cuando se rompen las ramitas o se estrujan las hojas nuevas, se percibe un fuerte olor a "frijol". Flores amarillas, visitadas por abejas, mariposas y otros insectos. Florece y fructifica entre noviembre y abril. Mora, R. May be accessed by interlibrary loan] Salazar, R. Foreign Title: Diphysa robinioides Benth. From author's summary. Foreign Title: Plantaciones forestales a nivel experimental en Costa Rica.

Agronomia Costarricense, , Vol. Las semillas son dispersadas por el viento. Have questions? Information to contribute? Contact PIER! Diphysa americana Diphysa robinioides, Diphysa carthaginensis Benth. Is the species highly domesticated? Has the species become naturalized where grown? Does the species have weedy races? Quality of climate match data 0-low; 1-intermediate; 2-high see appendix 2.

Broad climate suitability environmental versatility. Native or naturalized in regions with tropical or subtropical climates. Does the species have a history of repeated introductions outside its natural range?

Produces spines, thorns or burrs. Unpalatable to grazing animals. Toxic to animals. Host for recognized pests and pathogens. Causes allergies or is otherwise toxic to humans. Creates a fire hazard in natural ecosystems. Is a shade tolerant plant at some stage of its life cycle. Tolerates a wide range of soil conditions or limestone conditions if not a volcanic island. Climbing or smothering growth habit. Forms dense thickets. Nitrogen fixing woody plant. Geophyte herbaceous with underground storage organs -- bulbs, corms, or tubers.

Evidence of substantial reproductive failure in native habitat. Produces viable seed. Hybridizes naturally. Self-compatible or apomictic. Requires specialist pollinators. Reproduction by vegetative fragmentation. Propagules likely to be dispersed unintentionally plants growing in heavily trafficked areas. Propagules dispersed intentionally by people. Propagules likely to disperse as a produce contaminant.

Propagules adapted to wind dispersal. Propagules water dispersed. Propagules bird dispersed. Propagules dispersed by other animals externally. Propagules survive passage through the gut. Well controlled by herbicides. Tolerates, or benefits from, mutilation, cultivation, or fire. Effective natural enemies present locally e. Total score:. No evidence regarding introductions or naturalization. Cultivated in Bahia, Brazil. Tolerates low fertility soils. No evidence-- tree m tall, cm in diameter.

Las semillas son dispersadas por el viento [flowers and fruits were produced]. Information is given on synonyms, common names, botany, distribution, habitat, flowering and fruiting phenology, collection and yields of fruits, processing of fruits and seeds, seed quality, germination and storage, nursery management and phytosanitary problems of Diphysa robinioides.

May be accessed by interlibrary loan]. Salazar, R. AB: Twenty-five species of native and exotic forest trees were planted in 3 different regions of Costa Rica. Gonzalez, R. No evidence that the species is being controlled for.


Diphysa robinioides Benth. & Oerst.



Diphysa americana






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