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Chechem tree

Metopium brownei


The wood of this tree is a valuable source of lumber in Central America


Semi-evergreen forest and wetland forest


It produces urushiol in its bark, which can cause contact dermititis on one's skin when touched; therefore live trees and fresh cut logs should be handled carefully.

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Jonathan Guyot
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Jonathan Guyot

Quintana Roo, Mexico

Spotted on Mar 10, 2012
Submitted on Mar 12, 2012

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