Tree Species (Scientific Name)
Average Leaf Size (cm)
Elevational Range (m)
Native to Peru
Bolivia, Brazil, Peru
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 coffee landscapes
It houses insects in flowers, leaves and bark that are consumed by insectivorous birds such as tyrants, sparrows, and flycatchers.
Encyclopedia of Life. Accessed 24 June 2022. Available from http://eol.org;
Mendoza, A. L. M., & Guerrero, M. H. (2010). Catálogo de los árboles y afines de la Selva Central del Perú. Arnaldoa, 17, 203-242.