Urban Woodland Storm Recuperation Program

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´╗┐Urban Forest Hurricane Recovery Program http://treesandhurricanes.ifas.ufl.edu

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Selecting Tropical and Subtropical Tree Species for Wind Resistance: Photo Gallery of medium-low to least wind resistance Mary Duryea Eliana Kampf Ed Gilman Laura Paterson

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Lists are isolated into: - Highest WR - Medium-High WR - Medium-Low WR - Lowest WR Lists of Relative Wind Resistant Tree Species SE Coastal Plain Tropical & Subtropical

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Tropical & Subtropical tree species Medium-Low Wind Resistance Dicots Acer rubrum , red maple Bauhinia blakeana , Hong-Kong orchid Bucidas buceras , dark olive Callistemon spp, bottlebrush Cinnamomum camphora , camphor b Delonix regia , imperial poinciana c Enterolobium cyclocarpum , ear tree Eriobotrya japonica , loquat c Ficus aurea , strangler fig Kigelia pinnata , wiener tree Eucalyptus cinerea , silverdollar eucalyptus Quercus laurifolia , shrub oak Myrica cerifera , wax myrtle Persea borbonia , redbay Platanus occidentalis , sycamore Tabebuia heterophylla , pink trumpet tree Terminalia catappa , tropical almond c Conifers Pinus elliottii var. densa , slice pine Pinus palustris , longleaf pine Fruit Trees Averrhoa carambola , star-organic product, carambola Citrus spp, oranges, limes, grapefruit Mangifera indica , mango a Prohibited in Florida b Invasive and not prescribed in Florida c Caution: might be utilized yet should be figured out how to avoid escape in Florida (Fox et al. 2005)

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red maple Acer rubrum

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Hong Kong orchid Bauhinia blakeana

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dark olive Bucidas buceras

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bottlebrush Callistemon spp.

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camphor Cinnamomum camphora ( This species is intrusive)

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imperial poinciana Delonix regia

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ear tree Enterlobium cyclocarpum

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loquat Eriobotrya japonica (Caution: figure out how to counteract escape in Florida)

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strangler fig Ficus aurea

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hotdog tree Kigelia pinnata

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silverdollar Eucalyptus cinera

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shrub oak Quercus laurifolia

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wax myrtle Myrica cerifera

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redbay Persea borbonia

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sycamore Platanus occidentalis

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pink trumpet tree Tabebuia heterophylla

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tropical almond Terminalia catappa

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slice pine Pinus elliottii var elliottii

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longleaf pine Pinus palustris

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star-organic product, carambola Averrhoa carambola

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oranges, limes, grapefruit Citrus spp.

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mango Mangifera indica

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Tropical & Subtropical tree species Lowest Wind Resistance Dicots Casuarina equisetifolia , Australian pine a Cassia fistula , brilliant shower Chorisia speciosa , floss-silk tree Ficus benjamina , sobbing banyan Grevillea robusta , silk oak Jacaranda mimosifolia , jacaranda Melaleuca quinquenervia , melaleuca a Quercus nigra , water oak Peltophorum pterocarpa , yellow poinciana Prunus caroliniana , Carolina laurelcherry Sapium sebiferum , Chinese fat a Spathodea campanulata , African tuliptree Tabebuia caraiba , silver trumpet tree Ulmus parvifolia , Chinese elm Conifers Araucaria heterophylla , Norfolk Island pine x Cupressocyparis leylandii , leyland cypress Juniperus silicicola , southern red cedar Pinus clausa , sand pine Palms Syagrus romanzoffiana , ruler palm c Washingtonia robusta , Washington palm Fruit Trees Persea Yankee folklore , avocado a Prohibited in Florida b Invasive and not suggested in Florida c Caution: might be utilized however should be figured out how to forestall escape in Florida (Fox et al. 2005)

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Austrailian pine Casuarina equisetifolia (Invasive: restricted in Florida)

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brilliant shower Cassia fistula

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floss-silk tree Chorisia speciosa

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sobbing banyan Ficus benjamina

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silk oak Grevillea robusta

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Jacaranda mimosifolia

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Melaleuca quinquenervia (Invasive: denied in Florida)

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water oak Quercus nigra

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yellow pionciana Peltophorum pterocarpa

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Carolina laurelcherry Prunus caroliniana

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Chinese fat Sapium sebiferum (Invasive: disallowed in Florida)

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African tuliptree Spathodea campanulata

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silver trumpet tree Tabebuia caraiba

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Chinese elm Ulmus parvifolia

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Norfolk Island pine Araucaroa heterophylla

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leyland cypress xCupressocyparis leylandii

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southern red cedar Juniperus silicola

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sand pine Pinus clausa

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ruler palm Syagrus romanzoffiana

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Washington palm Washingtonia robusta

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avocado Persea History of the U.S

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