Tree Species (Scientific Name)
Peru Common Name
Average Leaf Size (cm)
Elevational Range (m)
Native to Peru
Bolivia, Brazil, Guyana, Peru, Venezuela
Coffee Agroforestry Information
Beneficial to coffee
Not Common in Coffee Agroforestry
Planted by seed and has a low incidence of pests.
Tree Benefits and Uses
- Coffee Shade
- Soil Improvement
Coffee Shade: provides medium to dense shade in a conical or cup shape
Used by frugivorous and insectivorous birds. It provides medium to dense shade in a conical or crown shape that serves as a refuge for all birds in general.