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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In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. Stamens ca 30, inserted in a complete circle; filaments far exceeding calyx lobes, slightly connate tomentoaa base. Several species are used as ornamental plants.

Licania Oitizeiro Licania tomentosa Licahia classification Kingdom: Views Read Edit View history. Articles using diversity taxobox Articles with ‘species’ microformats Commons category link is on Wikidata Taxonomy articles created by Polbot All stub articles.

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Hooker described two varieties in Flora Brasiliensis, both based on Gardner collections from northeastern Brazil. Inflorescences little-branched racemose lixania or racemes, predominantly axillary, the rachis sparsely gray-tomentose.

Petals 5, almost glabrous, with ciliate margins. Calyx lobes acute, tomentellous on exterior, puberulous within. World Checklist of Selected Plant Families.


Licania tomentosa (Oiti)

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 tkmentosa — 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.

Archived from the original PDF on Receptacle campanulate, sparsely gray-tomentose on exterior, tomentose within; pedicels 1.

Caterpillars of a possible new taxon of the Astraptes fulgerator cryptic species complex were found on L. Style hirsute most of its length, equalling or exceeding filaments. Retrieved 9 September licanoa Licania Chrysobalanaceae genera Malpighiales stubs. List of Licania species. This Malpighiales article is a stub. Leaves oblong-elliptic to oblong-lanceolate, chartaceous, 4.

Stipules caducous, linear, membraneous, intrapetiolar. As there are no breaks in this range of variation no basis exists for maintaining these two varieties var latifolia Hook, f.

The status of Pleragina odorata Arruda has been discussed elsewhere Prance awhere it was shown that this species must be included with L. From Wikipedia, the free tomentsoa. Janzen; Winnie Hallwachs Cultivated widely for its edible fruit and as a shade tree because of its low llicania very broad crown. Ovary inserted at base of receptacle, lanate.


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Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Licania fruit are important food for many animals and can also be eaten by humans. Oiti, Oiti da Praia. However, with the more abundant material now available, there is found a complete range in leaf shape from oblong-ovate to oblong-linear. Description – Tree to The two varieties were distinguished from the typical variety by their leaf shape. Licania is a plant genus in the family Chrysobalanaceae. Retrieved from ” https: Mainly due to deforestationseveral species of these shrubs and smallish trees have declined, some markedly so, and L.

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