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El Yunque National Forest
2013-12-24 11:12:40

The El Yunque National Forest, previously known as the Luquillo National Forest and the Caribbean National Forest, is a forest that is located in northeastern Puerto Rico. It’s the only tropical rain forest in the United States National Forest System. The forest is commonly referred to as El Yunque, which might be attributed to either a Spanish approximation of the aboriginal Taino word yu-ke...

2012-06-14 07:39:44

Symbol: VOTE Group: Dicot Family: Gentianaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: PR    N Synonyms:   LEPO2 Leiphaimos portoricensis Britton Distribution: VoyriatenellaHook. distribution:USA+(PR) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision...

2012-06-14 07:56:47

Symbol: VEBO2 Group: Dicot Family: Asteraceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Shrub Vine Native Status: PR    N Distribution: VernoniaborinquensisUrb. distribution:USA+(PR) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants...

Tetrazygia biflora Cogn Urb Puerto Rico clover ash
2012-06-14 08:56:57

Symbol: TEBI2 Group: Dicot Family: Melastomataceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Tree Native Status: PR    N Synonyms:   MEBI2 Menendezia biflora (Cogn.) Britton Distribution: Tetrazygiabiflora(Cogn.) Urb. distribution:USA+(PR) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants...

2012-06-14 09:35:42

Symbol: SPPO9 Group: Moss Family: Sphagnaceae Growth Habit: Nonvascular Native Status: NA    N Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Division   Bryophyta – Mosses Subdivision   Musci Class   Sphagnopsida – Peat mosses Subclass   Sphagnidae Order   Sphagnales Family  ...

2012-06-14 09:57:17

Symbol: SIPO3 Group: Dicot Family: Sapotaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Tree Native Status: PR    N Synonyms:   BUBE Bumelia bellonis (Urb.) Stearn   DIBE Dipholis bellonis Urb.   MAPO9 Mastichodendron portoricense (Urb.) Alain Distribution: SideroxylonportoricenseUrb. distribution:USA+(PR) Classification:       Kingdom  ...

2012-06-14 10:53:06

Symbol: SACA Group: Monocot Family: Arecaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Tree Native Status: PR    N VI    N Distribution: Sabalcausiarum(O.F. Cook) Becc. distribution:USA+(PR, VI) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta...

2012-06-14 11:08:01

Symbol: ROPOP Group: Dicot Family: Brassicaceae Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class   Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons Subclass   Dilleniidae Order...

2012-06-14 11:39:14

Symbol: RAPO2 Group: Dicot Family: Rubiaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Shrub Native Status: PR    N Distribution: Randiaportoricensis(Urb.) Britton & Standl. distribution:USA+(PR) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed...

2012-06-14 12:13:27

Symbol: PRPO Group: Dicot Family: Verbenaceae Duration: Annual Perennial Growth Habit: Subshrub Forb/herb Native Status: PR    N Distribution: PrivaportoricensisUrb. distribution:USA+(PR) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed...

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