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Nectandra turbacensis (laurel amarillo)

Synonyms: Laurus lanceifolia; Mespilodaphne novo-granatensis; Nectandra concinna; Nectandra effusa; Nectandra larensis; Nectandra mopanensis; Nectandra nervosa; Nectandra oligoneura; Nectandra panamensis; Nectandra rectinervia; Nectandra sawadai; Nectandra sintenisii; Nectandra turbacensis var. mexicana; Ocotea oligoneura; Ocotea sintenisii; Ocotea turbacensis

Attributes

Height [1]  40 feet (12.3 m)
Width [1]  29 feet (8.9 m)
Air Quality Improvement [1]  Low
Allergen Potential [1]  Medium
Carbon Capture [1]  Medium-Low
Shade Percentage [1]  91 %
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]  0.55
Structure [2]  Tree

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Luquillo Biosphere Reserve 8617 Puerto Rico, United States  
Rincón de la Vieja National Park II 35068 Costa Rica  

Predators

Argyrotaenia amatana[5]
Deuterollyta majuscula[5]
Megalopyge krugii[5]
Steatornis caripensis (Oilbird)[6]

Distribution

Caribbean;

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Citations

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
5HOSTS - a Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants Gaden S. Robinson, Phillip R. Ackery, Ian J. Kitching, George W. Beccaloni AND Luis M. Hernández
6THE DIET OF THE OILBIRD IN VENEZUELA, Carlos Bosque, Rudyard Ramírez & Domingo Rodríguez, ORNITOLOGIA NEOTROPICAL 6: 67-80, 1995
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