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Native Trees of the Amazon Region

Actualizado: 30 dic 2021

This blog is the third installment in our series about why Ecuador is a megadiverse country. You can read the first article here, where we explain what megadiversity is and why, worldwide, our country is in sixth place! Last month, we focused on some of the keystone animal species in the ecosystem where our project is located; that is, the Amazon rainforest (you can read about it here). We are dedicating this month's entry to three very emblematic tree species of Ecuador, in general, and of the Amazon, in particular: 'guayacán', 'palo santo' and 'ceibo'.


'Guayacan' (Tabebuia chrysanta)