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Cecropia

Cecropia sp.

Description:

This genus is native to the American tropics, where it is one of the most recognizable components of the rainforest, presently consisting of sixty-one recognized species.

Notes:

Known is Central America as Guarumo, this one is probably Cecropia obtusifolia but is hard to be sure because the most species in this genus are very similar.

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Ignacio Gamboa
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Ignacio Gamboa

Cartago, Costa Rica

Spotted on Apr 2, 2012
Submitted on Apr 2, 2012

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