Rainforest Biodiversity Guide

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Symphonia Tree
Symphonia Tree

Scientific Name: Symphonia globuliferae

Category: Plant

Primary Layer: Canopy

Fun Facts:

  • The fruits of this canopy tree are bright red, resembling bunches of cherries when ripe.
  • Birds feast on the fruits when available.
  • The tree has simple, opposite leaves and stems that contain yellow latex.