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Cristobal Platymiscium pleiostachyum

Also know as: Coyote, Nambar, Granadillo, Guayacan trebol, Jacaranda do brejo, koenatepi, macacauba, macawood, trebol, Cachimbo

Platymiscium pleiostachyum

P. pleiostachyum is native to Costa Rica, El Salvador and Nicaragua, but can also be found in Belize, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Honduras, Mexico, Peru, Suriname, and Venezuela. The tree can reach 80 ft in height and grows in dry forests and flat woodlands. The wood is bright red to reddish-brown in color and is used to produce furniture, musical instruments, cabinets, flooring, and doors. Its IUCN Red List status is “endangered.”

Species Details

CITIES Status: Listed: Appendix II
Endangered Status: Endangered
Associated Risks:

Platymiscium pleiostachyum is listed on Appendix II of the Convention on International Trade of Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES), a listing that applies to all parts and derivatives (with specified exception).

Countries Where Found

Naturally Occurring