yaga cobanu

Description

Common Names:
Zapotec
yaga cobanu
Spanish
caoba
Audio:
Description:
Tree that reaches a height of 15 meters. The wood is used for building houses. In November, it produces a flower that is known for the pleasant aroma released at night. In December, it produces a cone-shaped fruit. The seeds of the fruit are sometimes taken as pills, because they are considered to have medicinal properties for treating diabetes.
Habitat:
Selva baja caducifolia. Pastoreo de ganado.
Associated Flora:
yana', la xhadxi, biibi, gula bere', guiichi yaa, cobanu, luba' be'te', luba' beella quii, luba' golondrina, guiichi gueda

Legend

Endangered
Protected
Non-native
Endemic to Mexico
Endemic to Oaxaca