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Juglans neotropica (Andean walnut)

Synonyms: Juglans andina; Juglans equatoriensis; Juglans granatensis

Wikipedia Abstract

Juglans neotropica is a species of plant in the Juglandaceae family. It is found in Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru. It is threatened by habitat loss. Common names include Colombian walnut, Ecuadorian walnut, Andean walnut, nogal, cedro negro, cedro nogal, and nogal Bogotano.
View Wikipedia Record: Juglans neotropica

Endangered Species

Status: Endangered
View IUCN Record: Juglans neotropica


Allergen Potential [1]  Medium-High
Janka Hardness [2]  1080 lbf (490 kgf) Soft
Specific Gravity [3]  0.49
Structure [4]  Tree

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Archipelago de Colon Biosphere Reserve 34336011 Galapagos Islands, Ecuador  
Megantoni National Sanctuary 536005 Cusco, Peru  


Anastrepha bahiensis[5]
Anastrepha distincta[5]
Anastrepha fraterculus (South American fruit fly)[5]
Gretchena garai[6]


External References

USDA Plant Profile



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1Derived from Allergy-Free Gardening OPALS™, Thomas Leo Ogren (2000)
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
4Kattge, J. et al. (2011b) TRY - a global database of plant traits Global Change Biology 17:2905-2935
5Norrbom, A.L. 2004. Fruit fly (Tephritidae) host plant database. Version Nov, 2004.
6HOSTS - a Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants Gaden S. Robinson, Phillip R. Ackery, Ian J. Kitching, George W. Beccaloni AND Luis M. Hernández
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