pimienta

Description

Common Names:
Zapotec
pimienta
Spanish
pimienta
Description:
Abundant tree that reaches a height of 2.5 meters, with yellow flowers. Despite the Spanish name, pimienta, meaning pepper, this species does not produce the pepper we are familiar with as a condiment, and in fact some structures of this species are toxic, in particular the seeds.
Habitat:
Selva baja caducifolia. Se quema cada año.
Associated Flora:
tau cuuni, chilui', yaga la guitu, chumaga, xuba' rooba, piñon, guie' xhuuba, guie' chaachi, xhidxiña yaase, batuuba', yaazi, pimienta, dxima