The fresh fruits from Licania tomentosa Benth. (Chrysobalanaceae), were submitted to hydrodistillation in a modified Clevenger-type apparatus. Analysis of . Brief summary. No one has contributed a brief summary to this page yet. Explore what EOL knows about Licania tomentosa. Add a brief summary to this page. Descriptions and articles about the Oiti, scientifically known as Licania tomentosa in the Encyclopedia of Life. Includes Physical Description; Type Informat.

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Licania tomentosa (Benth.) Fritsch

Oiti, Oiti da Praia. Licania arborea Licania caldasiana Licania chiriquiensis Licania conferruminata Licania fasciculata Licania grandibracteata Licania hedbergii Licania humilis Licania kunthiana Licania longicuspidata Licania longipetala Licania megalophylla Licania michauxii — Gopher apple, ground oak Licania morii Licania platypus — Sansapote Licania pyrifolia — Merecure licania Licania rigida — oiticica Brazil Licania salicifolia Licania splendens Licania tomentosa — oitizeiro Brazil Licania vasquezii Licania velutina.

Fruit oblong; epicarp smooth, drying black; pericarp thick, fragile, fibrous, glabrous within. Janzen; Winnie Hallwachs Hooker described two varieties in Flora Brasiliensis, both based on Gardner collections from northeastern Brazil.

Licania tomentosa (Oiti)

Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Licania fruit are important food for many animals and can also be eaten by humans.


Mainly due to deforestationseveral species of these licanoa and smallish trees have declined, some markedly so, and L. The two varieties were distinguished from the typical variety by their leaf shape. Inflorescences little-branched racemose panicles or racemes, predominantly axillary, the rachis sparsely gray-tomentose.

Retrieved from ” https: Licania Chrysobalanaceae genera Malpighiales stubs. Leaves oblong-elliptic to oblong-lanceolate, chartaceous, 4.

From Wikipedia, licznia free encyclopedia. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Retrieved 9 September As there are no breaks in this range of variation no basis exists for maintaining these two varieties var latifolia Hook, f.

World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. Stamens ca 30, inserted in a complete circle; filaments far exceeding calyx lobes, slightly connate at base.

Archived from the original PDF on Stipules caducous, linear, membraneous, intrapetiolar. Several species are used as ornamental plants. Articles using diversity taxobox Articles with ‘species’ microformats Commons category link is on Wikidata Taxonomy articles created by Polbot All stub articles.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. List of Licania species. Caterpillars of a possible new taxon of the Astraptes fulgerator cryptic species complex were found on L. Calyx lobes acute, tomentellous on exterior, puberulous within.


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Ovary inserted at licanoa of receptacle, lanate. Petals 5, almost glabrous, with ciliate margins. Licania is a plant genus in the family Chrysobalanaceae. However, with the more abundant material now available, there is found a complete range in leaf shape from oblong-ovate to oblong-linear. Licania Oitizeiro Licania tomentosa Scientific classification Kingdom: Style hirsute most of its length, equalling or exceeding filaments.

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Description – Tree to You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. Views Read Edit View history. This page was last edited on 30 Marchat This Malpighiales article is a stub.

Receptacle campanulate, sparsely gray-tomentose on exterior, tomentose within; pedicels 1. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. Cultivated widely for its edible fruit and as a shade tree because of its low and very broad crown. The status of Pleragina odorata Arruda has been discussed elsewhere Prance awhere it was shown that this species must be included with L.