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    Here is dangerously looking but quite common tree in Nicaragua called Pochote. It is not 'climber friendly' as you can see from it's impressive thorns.


    He aquí, de apariencia peligrosa, un arbol bastante común en Nicaragua llamado Pochote. No es apto para los aficionados de trepar arboles, como podés ver de sus espinos impresionantes.



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    It is a cool looking tree
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    Wow! I've never noticed this kind of tree there. I'll have to look for some.

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    Someone had the brilliant idea of putting a basketball court next to one in Nuevo Millenium...it ate my son's basketball real quick!
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    I took a picture of one on LCI but again cannot figure out how to post a picture or even upload it.

    I hate this process.
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    Here's one that's on our finca...

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    Interesting tree. Thanks Aaron
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    Quote Originally Posted by Little Corn Tom View Post
    I took a picture of one on LCI but again cannot figure out how to post a picture or even upload it.

    I hate this process.
    Tom I can't understand why you are having problems. Are you using the paperclip icon? That is what I do and it works every time. I never bring files up in full size, but on another vbulletin site I do, and it is not a problem either. Which are you trying to do? Post the specific problem and I bet a couple people will be able to clear it up for you and save you all this grief.
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    Yes I am using the paperclip.

    It uploads but does not put anything in the post...... wait....until I hit "Preview" that is.

    I took this on Little Corn...of course.
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    Don't forget to check out the video (the link is there in the first post). I can't get them to post right.

    Or here if you want: http://www.nicatourism.com/2012/01/p...e-pochote.html

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    Yes I am using the paperclip.

    It uploads but does not put anything in the post...... wait....until I hait "Preview" that is.

    I took this on Little Corn...of course.


    Cool picture! Little Corn Tom!

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    Pachira quinata, commonly known as Pochote, is a species flowering tree in the mallow family, Malvaceae. It inhabits dry forests in Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Panama, Venezuela, and Colombia.[2] Pochotes bear large, stubby thorns on their trunk and branches and are often planted as living fenceposts with barbed wire strung between them.


    I like that idea for a fencepost
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    Quote Originally Posted by AarontheGreat View Post
    http://www.nicatourism.com/2012/01/p...e-pochote.html


    Here is dangerously looking but quite common tree in Nicaragua called Pochote. It is not 'climber friendly' as you can see from it's impressive thorns.


    He aquí, de apariencia peligrosa, un arbol bastante común en Nicaragua llamado Pochote. No es apto para los aficionados de trepar arboles, como podés ver de sus espinos impresionantes.


    We had a tree in east Texas similar (Not as big nor the thorns as sharp) all the ole timers called a "toothache tree". Supposedly you could break off the thorns and put the meaty part in betwween the sore tooth/teeth for some sort of relief. Also in LA. and Southern Arkansas...wonder if they are the same family ??

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    Bivwac and Aaron, asprin? does the thing contain it? I have nevah (as DSB would say) looked it up but heared that asprin came from a thorny tree.
    To be called a "Has Been" I must surmise, is much Greater than to be called a "Nevah Been"... JW...



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    Originally Salicylic Acid come from various trees (Willows, Birch and Myrtle) that was used for pain relief.

    Salicylic Acid was irritating to the mouth and stomach.

    The Bayer chemical factory solved this problem by synthesizing a derivative called Acetylsalicylic Acid (Aspirin, a trade name) which was not as irritating.
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    Default Re: Pochote

    Here is a Pochote from another angle ....




    Your welcome...


    Referenced back to the Nicaragua flash addicts facebook group...

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    Quote Originally Posted by bill_bly_ca View Post
    Your welcome...

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    Quote Originally Posted by bill_bly_ca View Post
    Here is a Pochote from another angle ....




    Your welcome...


    Referenced back to the Nicaragua flash addicts facebook group...

    https://www.facebook.com/groups/FotoaficionadosNic/

    Is this what a Tree Hugger looks like?

    Doesn't look anything like Roger the Viking...
    To be called a "Has Been" I must surmise, is much Greater than to be called a "Nevah Been"... JW...



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    Quote Originally Posted by Just Plain John Wayne View Post
    Is this what a Tree Hugger looks like?

    Doesn't look anything like Roger the Viking...
    Makes me wish I was a tree.

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