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Cinnamomum elongatum (laurel avispillo)

Synonyms: Ceramocarpium cubense; Cinnamomum cubense; Laurus nutans; Laurus paniculata; Oreodaphne alba; Persea nutans; Phoebe cubensis; Phoebe elongata; Phoebe membranacea; Phoebe valenzuelana


Height [1]  42 feet (12.8 m)
Width [1]  50 feet (15.2 m)
Air Quality Improvement [1]  Low
Allergen Potential [1]  Medium-High
Carbon Capture [1]  Medium-Low
Shade Percentage [1]  90 %
Temperature Reduction [1]  Medium
Wind Reduction [1]  Medium
Hardiness Zone Minimum [1]  USDA Zone: 10 Low Temperature: 30 F° (-1.1 C°) → 40 F° (4.4 C°)
Hardiness Zone Maximum [1]  USDA Zone: 11 Low Temperature: 40 F° (4.4 C°) → 50 F° (10 C°)
Water Use [1]  Moderate
Leaf Type [2]  Evergreen
Lifespan [3]  Perennial
Specific Gravity [4]  0.51
Structure [3]  Tree

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Pico Mogote Ecological Reserve II 3698 Cuba  





Attributes / relations provided by 1i-Tree Species v. 4.0, developed by the USDA Forest Service's Northern Research Station and SUNY-ESF using the Horticopia, Inc. plant database. 2Kattge, J. et al. (2011b) TRY - a global database of plant traits Global Change Biology 17:2905-2935 3USDA Plants Database, U. S. Department of Agriculture 4Jérôme 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
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