Brownea ariza, is a species of tree of the family of the fab, ceas.
It has pinnaticomposed leaves with 6 to 8 follicles oblong-lanceolate in clusters pendulums that change color in the maturity of gray, pink or green pale to intense green.
Its red flowers with the stamens longer than the petals are also pendulums and grow in large globular plumes united by a short axis to the main stem. Its fruits are legumes of ebtre 20 and 30 centimeters in length.
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
||Scarlet Flame Bean, Palo Cruz, Ariz, Amapolo, Cruceto, Monterillo, rbol de la Cruz, Rosa de Monte
|Maximum Reachable Height
||15-20 ft. (4.7-6 m)
20-30 ft. (6-9 m)
30-40 ft. (9-12 m)
||Late Winter/Early Spring
Late Spring/Early Summer
Brownea ariza care
Understorey of hot and humid tropical rainforest.
||Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
||pH:4.5 or below (very acidic)
||10-25 degrees C
||Late Winter/Early SpringMid SpringLate Spring/Early Summer
Brownea ariza uses
- A hybrid of this species is cultivated in gardens of regions with tropical humid climate for its inflorescences, very striking and for its resistance to the term
- Its branches and leaves are used as haemostatics
- The bark and wood were well-known as a natural way to stop severe bleeding and hemorrhaging