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Urban Forest Hurricane Recovery Program. http://treesandhurricanes.ifas.ufl.edu. Selecting Tropical and Subtropical Tree Species for Wind Resistance: Photo Gallery of medium-low to lowest wind resistance. Mary Duryea Eliana Kampf Ed Gilman Laura Paterson. Lists are divided into:.

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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 lowest

wind resistance

Mary Duryea

Eliana Kampf

Ed Gilman

Laura Paterson

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Lists are divided 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, black olive

Callistemon spp, bottlebrush

Cinnamomum camphora, camphorb

Delonix regia, royal poincianac

Enterolobium cyclocarpum, ear tree

Eriobotrya japonica, loquatc

Ficus aurea, strangler fig

Kigelia pinnata, sausage tree

Eucalyptus cinerea, silverdollar eucalyptus

Quercus laurifolia, laurel oak

Myrica cerifera, wax myrtle

Persea borbonia, redbay

Platanus occidentalis, sycamore

Tabebuia heterophylla, pink trumpet tree

Terminalia catappa, tropical almondc

Conifers

Pinus elliottii var. densa, slash pine

Pinus palustris, longleaf pine

Fruit Trees

Averrhoa carambola, star-fruit, carambola

Citrus spp, oranges, limes, grapefruit

Mangifera indica, mango

a Prohibited in Florida

b Invasive and not recommended in Florida

c Caution: may be used but must be managed to prevent escape in Florida (Fox et al. 2005)

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Tropical & Subtropical tree species

Lowest Wind Resistance

Dicots

Casuarina equisetifolia, Australian pinea

Cassia fistula, golden shower

Chorisia speciosa, floss-silk tree

Ficus benjamina, weeping banyan

Grevillea robusta, silk oak

Jacaranda mimosifolia, jacaranda

Melaleuca quinquenervia, melaleucaa

Quercus nigra, water oak

Peltophorum pterocarpa, yellow poinciana

Prunus caroliniana, Carolina laurelcherry

Sapium sebiferum, Chinese tallowa

Spathodea campanulata, African tuliptree

Tabebuia caraiba, silver trumpet tree

Ulmus parvifolia, Chinese elm

Conifers

Araucaria heterophylla, Norfolk Island pine

xCupressocyparis leylandii, leyland cypress

Juniperus silicicola, southern red cedar

Pinus clausa, sand pine

Palms

Syagrus romanzoffiana, queen palmc

Washingtonia robusta, Washington palm

Fruit Trees

Persea americana, avocado

a Prohibited in Florida

b Invasive and not recommended in Florida

c Caution: may be used but must be managed to prevent escape in Florida (Fox et al. 2005)