Invasive Species Compendium

Detailed coverage of invasive species threatening livelihoods and the environment worldwide

Abstract

Angiosperm trees of Mexico. 1. Wood anatomy of 28 species from Cosautlan de Carvajal, Veracruz.

Abstract

A detailed account of the wood anatomy of 28 species belonging to 18 genera of broadleaves native to, or cultivated in, the pine, pine/oak and tropical deciduous forest zones of Veracruz (eastern Mexico). The information given for each species includes taxonomy, common names, ecology, tree form, bark characteristics, the macroscopic and microscopic characteristics of the wood, and its uses. Ten oak (Quercus) species are treated, viz. Q. acutifolia, Q. candicans, Q. castanea, Q. elliptica, Q. ghiesbreghtii, Q. laeta, Q. obtusata, Q. oleoides, Q. sartorii and Q. xalapensis. The other species are: Byrsonima crassifolia, Clethra mexicana, Coffea arabica, Croton draco, Dalbergia granadillo, Diphysa carthaginensis, Eugenia capuli, E. [Syzygium] jambos, Ficus cotinifolia, Heliocarpus donnell-smithii, Inga vera, Leucaena pulverulenta, Mangifera indica, Persea longipes, Psidium guajava, Tapirira mexicana, Trema micrantha and Vismia mexicana.