Marmelada. Alibertia edulis. a.k.a. Purui. A green fruit, similar in size and shape to the pomegranate. Its black pulp is said to resemble marmalade and quinces. Alibertia edulis. (A. Rich.) A. Rich. in DC., Prodr. Lagartillo, Madroño, Trompito, Trompo, Wild guava. Glabrous, dioecious shrub or small tree, to Extract from Tomas B. Croat BCI Descriptions. (A. Rich.) A. Rich. in DC.,Prodr. 4: Lagartillo, Madroño, Trompito, Trompo, Wild guava. Glabrous.

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Contact us Site map Disclaimer. Frutos Atrativos do Cerrado. Each entry has a brief description of the plant and its uses, accompanied by one to many excellent quality photographs of the fruits. You have to study details of the leaves and stipules. La especie es dioica.

No responsibility is taken for any information or services that may appear on any linked websites. T he plant grows fast and needs no special care, only the holes should be deep, because the plant has a taproot. Toggle navigation useful plants for warm climates. Comments have to be approved before they are shown here.

Changes in circumstances after the time of publication may impact the accuracy of datasets and their contents. Riley Alibertia premontana C. Make pruning to form. Volume, sodium, potassium, chloride, calcium contents, pH and density were estimated in urine samples collected after 8 or 24h.

Alibertia edulis

Problem features There does not aliertia to be any record of it as a weed or of it escaping cultivation and naturalisation anywhere in the world. The skin is smooth, green when young, becoming yellow then chocolate brown when ripe and has soft pulp embedded with numerous flat brown oval seed, each up to 0. Description M armelada is a fruiting plant originating in tropical Alinertia, its distribution extending across wet, moist and seasonally dry areas from southern Mexico, through Central America and the Caribbean, to Guyana and Brazil.


Rich decoction is used in Brazilian folk medicine due to its possible antihypertensive effect, this species has never been critically investigated as a hypotensive drug. The petiole is short with a slight channel running its length on the upper surface. There are reports of different varieties, which are said to vary by fruit size as well as colour and flavour but this is not yet confirmed.

Ripening fruit Photograph by: In addition, this study may confirm part of the pharmacological activity popularly attributed to this species and opens perspective for the future use in various renal and cardiovascular diseases.

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Flowers and leaves Photograph by: Tree Atlas of Panama Description: Leaves are simple, opposite, pointed at the tip but rounded at the base. Alibertua Psychotriasuch as LK psycma P. Kuntze Garapatica edulis Rich. Kuntze Cordiera hexagyna H. Use The fruit pulp is edible, meaty with a slightly gritty texture and has an agreeable sweet-sour flavour. Home page Alibertia edulis. Riley Alibertia panamensis L.

How many suns are in our solar system. The small stems are sometimes used for making tools or as firewood.


You must plant at least three seedlings for at least 1 fruiting. Year ISBN Description An extremely concise book, listing approximately 1, species and varieties of plants with their botanical name, common name in Brazil, regions in Brazil where the plant is found, a brief list of uses and any medically active compounds in the plant. Jackson Thieleodoxa lanceolata Cham. Publisher Reference Publications; Michigan. The trunk is quadratic ripped and black colored.

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Widespread in the understory alibertja lowland forests along the Canal, but much more common near the Pacific coast. Iplantz makes no statements, representations or warranties as to the aoibertia or completeness of the content of this website and does not accept any liability to you or any other person for the information which is provided or referred to on this website.

Close-up of the flower Photograph by: I recommend to plant in full sun in the space of 5 x 5 m 17 x 17 feet. It is fast-growing and forms a shrub or small tree 2 to 6 m 6. Click to Display 15 Total Images. Octoberflowered in for the first time, bear fruit in for the first time.

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