Licania is a plant genus in the family Chrysobalanaceae. Mainly due to deforestation, several ground oak; Licania morii · Licania platypus – Sansapote ; Licania pyrifolia – Merecure licania; Licania rigida – oiticica (Brazil); Licania salicifolia. Licania platypus. (Hemsl.) Fritsch, Ann. K.K. Natur-hist. Hofmus. Sangre, Wild pear, Zapote. Tree’ (50) m tall; trunk to 75 cm dbh (sometimes . Extract from Tomas B. Croat BCI Descriptions. (Hemsl.) Fritsch, Ann. K.K. Natur- hist. Hofmus. Sangre, Wild pear, Zapote. Tree’ (50) m tall; trunk .
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Large, globe shaped orange-red fruits, cm long.
Publisher Florida Flair books, Florida. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. Twigs glabrous; stipules small, interpetiolar. Opened fruit Photograph by: Flowers from July to September, with fruits maturing from August to December of the following year. Licania fruit are important food for many animals and can also be eaten by humans.
Licania is a plant genus in the family Chrysobalanaceae. It can be downloaded as a PDF file from the Internet. Retrieved from ” https: The book is out of print, but the whole flora is now available on the web.
If you would like to support this site, please consider Donating. Gives lots of plant uses as well as information on plant habit and habitat. Articles using diversity taxobox Articles with ‘species’ platyphs Commons category link is on Wikidata Taxonomy articles created by Polbot All stub articles. Grows wild in low elevation forests from Guatemala to Colombia.
Precautions Wood not suitable for contact with the ground. This page was last edited on 30 Marchat Flora of the World, Part 9: Views ;latypus Edit View history. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
Licania platypus Images – Useful Tropical Plants
Written some years ago, so some of the names have been changed. Good for Silvopasture systems because of dense canopy for shade and edible fruits. Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
Licania platypus Images
Not for the casual reader. Janzen; Winnie Hallwachs Now containing plants. Licaniz of the National Academy of Sciences. If you have any useful information about this plant, please leave a comment. Retrieved 9 September Year ISBN Description The second edition of an excellent guide to the edible uses of plants, though it does not give any details of cultivation etc. Licania Chrysobalanaceae genera Malpighiales stubs.
Leaves are simple, alternate, oblong up to 40cm long.
Additional Information 12 years from seed until fruit production. Comments have to be approved before they are shown here.
Inflorescence and leaves Photograph by: Tropical Plants Database, Ken Fern. Year ISBN 0 4 Description An excellent monograph, part of a very ambitious project to catalogue all the plants in the world.
Skip to content Licania platypus Tree Sanzapote just beginning to fruit.