Conocarpus erectus

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Noun1.Conocarpus erectus - evergreen tree or shrub with fruit resembling buttons and yielding heavy hard compact wood
tree - a tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown; includes both gymnosperms and angiosperms
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Jake Jones Road (24[degrees] 06' N, 74[degrees] 30' W), a 6-ha plot (vegetation height ranging from 1-8 m), consists of a mosaic of wet and drier areas with plant species such as Rhizophora mangle, Sabal palmetto, Conocarpus erectus, Chrysobalanus icaco, tall coppice (4-8 m) dominated by Eugenia foetida, Metopium toxiferum, and Hippomane mancinella, as well as upland areas with inland low coppice (1-4 m) with Phyllanthus epiphyllanthus, Amyris elemifera, and Croton eluteria.
Nesting Plants BLCA (b) WCPI(c) Red mangrove (a) Rhizophora mangle 6 5 Black mangrove (a) Avicennia germinans 6 5 Buttonwood (a) Conocarpus erectus 6 5 Sapodilla, sapote Manilkara zapota 6 Gumbo limbo, red birch Bursera simaruba 5 Seagrape (a) Coccoloba uvifera 5 Black torch (f) Erithalis fruticosa 5 Poisonwood Metopium spp.
Three fast-growing trees, namely Acacia saligna, Conocarpus erectus, and Melia azedarach, as well as date palm (Phoenix dactylifera) midribs, were evaluated for their suitability for particleboard production.