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Myroxylon peruiferum (balsamo; Quina-quina; Quina Colorada; Pau De Balsamo)

Synonyms: Myrospermum pedicellatum


Janka Hardness [1]  2820 lbf (1279 kgf) Very Hard
Specific Gravity [2]  0.83

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
El Rey National Park II 110298 Salta, Argentina


Pionus maximiliani (Scaly-headed Parrot)[3]


Argentina (native); Bolivia (native); Brazil (native); Colombia (native); Guyana (native); Peru (native);



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1Wood Janka Hardness Scale/Chart J W Morlan's Unique Wood Gifts
2Jérôme Chave, Helene C. Muller-Landau, Timothy R. Baker, Tomás A. Easdale, Hans ter Steege, Campbell O. Webb, 2006. Regional and phylogenetic variation of wood density across 2,456 neotropical tree species. Ecological Applications 16(6), 2356 - 2367
3Diet of the Scaly-headed Parrot (Pionus maximiliani) in a Semideciduous Forest in Southeastern Brazil, Mauro Galetti, BIOTROPICA 25(4): 419-425 1993
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