Sibucara is a corpulent Venezuelan tree with a cylindrical stem, from its bark fiber is extracted for cordage and by incision we obtain a binder reddish gum that is mixed with paint.

Flowers appear solitary or on peaks of 2 to 5 flowers; they reach 10 cm, and open at night., 7 to 9 cm in length and pink or cream color; the stamens are very numerous, forming white balls with the appearance of pompoms.

Sibucara is a geographical voice, “La Sibucara” is a sector of the metropolitan area of Maracaibo.