Cecropia obtusifolia Bertol.
[C. peltata sensu Hawaiian botanists]
trumpet tree, guarumo
Cecropiaceae

This tree grows rapidly into the canopy up to possibly 15 m in Hawaii. In some shaded wet areas it can form monotypic stands but other species soon invade underneath it. Its fire tolerance is not known. It has not been considered for biological control.

There are major infestations in wet valley on all islands between 20 - 1,000 m.


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