Huberodendron patinoi Cuatrec.
Carrá (Ecuador); Coco Volador (Colombia); Naguare (Colombia); Carrá (Colombia)
The trees are reported to reach heights of 40 m, with trunk diameters ranging from 80 to 100 cm. They develop boles that are up to 20 m long in the average, with very long buttresses, up to 15 m tall.
Huberodendron patinoi occurs in forest types of varying humidity.
The species has been found in Panama. Otherwise populations are confined to Choco, Cordoba, Valle del Cauca and other parts of Colombia and also Ecuador.
Tangential diameter of vessel lumina 200 micras or more (large). Vessels per mm2 less than 6 (rare). Multiple perforation plates. Axial parenchyma in marginal or in seemingly marginal bands. Apotracheal axial parenchyma diffuse and/or diffuse in aggregates. Paratracheal axial parenchyma scanty and/or vasicentric. Axial parenchyma in continuous tangential lines (included in reticulate a Occasionally rays storied. Rays storied.
It has no characteristic odor or taste.
The sapwood is pale yellow, the heartwood is light reddish brown color.
Straight or irregular grain is common in this species.
A coarse texture is reported in this species.
The wood surfaces tend to be low to moderately lustrous
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