Photographer's Note

embaúba is the common name for several species of trees, mainly of the genus Cecropia. Also called embaúva, imbaúba, imbaúva, umbaúba, umbaúva, ambaúba, embaíba, and imbaíba torém [1]. You can reach fifty feet high. It belongs to the stratum of native plants of the rainforest. It is also called the tree-sloth, because its fruits and leaves are the preferred food trees are embaúbas animal.As this light, undemanding as to soil and very common in deforested areas in recovery. They have fruits attractive to several species of birds. Are able to disperse rapidly. How have hollow stems and branches, live in symbiosis with ants, especially those of the genus Azteca, who live inside and protect them from herbivorous animals - hence the names for the plant Castilian: Hormigo hormiguillo or, in reference to ant ("ant "). In other languages​​: trumpet tree, bois canon, trumpet oxen, grayumbe, grayumbo, trumpet, trompettier, yagruma, yagrumo, akowa, chancarpo, chancarro, guarumbo, guarumo, Hormigo, hormiguillo, snakewood tree, pop-a-gun, tree-of-laziness, trompetenbaum, yaluma, certico, ambiabo, ambai, tree-of-sandpaper, palo Lija.

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  • Copyright: jadir borges (jadir) Silver Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 26 W: 0 N: 71] (315)
  • Genre: Places
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 2012-07-29
  • Categories: Nature
  • Exposure: f/2.9, 1/640 seconds
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  • Date Submitted: 2012-07-30 13:29
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