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Dipteryx micrantha (Charapilla; Cumaru Ferro; Kumarut)

Synonyms: Coumarouna ferrea; Coumarouna micrantha; Dipteryx ferrea

Attributes

Janka Hardness [2]  2980 lbf (1352 kgf) Very Hard
Leaf Type [1]  Evergreen
Specific Gravity [3]  0.84
Structure [1]  Tree

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Manú National Park II 4213523 Cusco, Peru  
Sierra del Divisor Reserve Zone 3652986 Peru      

Predators

Amazona farinosa (Mealy Parrot)[4]
Ara chloropterus (Red-and-green Macaw)[4]

Consumers

Shelter for 
Ara chloropterus (Red-and-green Macaw)[4]

Distribution

Brazil (native); Peru (native);

External References

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Citations

Attributes / relations provided by
1Kattge, J. et al. (2011b) TRY - a global database of plant traits Global Change Biology 17:2905-2935
2Wood Janka Hardness Scale/Chart J W Morlan's Unique Wood Gifts
3Jérôme 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
4PARROT CLAYLICKS: DISTRIBUTION, PATTERNS OF USE AND ECOLOGICAL CORRELATES FROM A PARROT ASSEMBLAGE IN SOUTHEASTERN PERU, ALAN TRISTRAM KENNETH LEE, dissertation for DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY, Manchester Metropolitan University, November 2010