This database provides detailed information on plant species appropriate for planting in the Azuero Peninsula, including for reforestation, live fences, and medicinal uses. Plants can be searched by name or characteristic, and can be browsed alphabetically. For more information about the methods and resources used to create this database please click this this link.

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Physical Characteristics
Growth Requirements

170 Plants Found

palm Astrocaryum alatum


tree Astronium graveolens

zorro, ron-ron, tigrillo, cucaracho, glassywood

palm Attalea butyracea

palma real, corozo, coyol real, yagua, palma de cuesco

palm Attalea cohune
corozo, cohune
tree Avicennia bicolor

mangle salado, palo de sal, mangrove

tree Avicennia germinans

mangle negro, mangle salado, black mangrove

tree Azadirachta indica

nim, neem

palm Bactris gasipaes
pixbae, chonta, peach palm, pejibaye
shrub Bauhinia ungulata

pezuña de vaca, pata de vaca

shrub Bixa orellana


herbaceous plant Bromelia pinguin
tree Brosimum alicastrum

berbá, cacique, azulillo

shrub Brownea macrophylla

rosa de monte

tree Bursera simaruba

carate, cholo pelao, indio desnudo

tree Bursera tomentosa