Cecropia

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Synonyms for Cecropia

large genus of tropical American trees that yield a bast fiber used for cordage and bark used in tanning

North American silkworm moth

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Bradipus infuscatus es folivoro, especialmente de hojas de Cecropias varias.
El "perezoso" (Bradipus) solo come hojas y flores de Cecropia.
In testing seeds from thirty-eight trees, he found palm seeds grew better when deposited in wet areas, while cecropias and ficus, among others, did not.
Despite their wide-ranging habitat, however, cecropias are not very abundant, and sightings are infrequent.
In the world of moths, the cecropia moth or cecropia silkmoth (Hyalophora cecropia) is the largest moth found in North America, with a wingspan of five to seven inches.