Bombacopsis quinata

plantation: Communitree, Nicaragua


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Type of foliage: Feuilles caduques
Life expectancy: 50 years
Total weight of CO2 captured: 500 Kg
Height: 30 m


t is a fast growing tree with thick spines up its trunk. It grows very well in drier climates and is native to Nicaragua. Bombacopsis quinata has been excessively logged over the years and is almost extinct from the area of San Juan de Limay, and is known as a vulnerable species under the IUCN Red list.

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