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Parkia velutina (parkia tree)


Specific Gravity [1]  0.43
Structure [2]  Tree

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Cayambe-Coca Ecological Reserve VI 921676 Ecuador  
Manú National Park II 4213523 Cusco, Peru  



Ateles paniscus (black spider monkey)[3]
Callimico goeldii (Goeldi's monkey)[4]
Ramphastos toco (Toco Toucan)[3]
Sapajus apella (brown capuchin)[3]


Brazil (native); Colombia (native); French Guiana (native); Peru (native);

External References



Attributes / relations provided by
1Jérôme 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
2Kattge, J. et al. (2011b) TRY - a global database of plant traits Global Change Biology 17:2905-2935
3Animals of the Rainforest
4Exudates as a Fallback Food for Callimico goeldii, LEILA M. PORTER, PAUL A. GARBER, AND EDILIO NACIMENTO, American Journal of Primatology 71:120–129 (2009)