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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The two varieties were distinguished from the typical variety by their leaf shape.

Licania tomentosa (Oiti)

Licania Oitizeiro Licania tomentosa Scientific classification Kingdom: Janzen; Winnie Hallwachs Archived from the original PDF on licajia Caterpillars of a possible new taxon of the Astraptes fulgerator cryptic species complex were found on L. The status of Pleragina odorata Arruda has been discussed elsewhere Prance awhere it was shown that this species must be included with L.

However, with the more abundant material now available, there is found a complete range in leaf shape from oblong-ovate to oblong-linear. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Hooker described two varieties in Flora Brasiliensis, both based on Gardner collections from northeastern Brazil. Receptacle campanulate, sparsely gray-tomentose on exterior, tomentose within; pedicels 1. Retrieved from ” https: Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.


List of Licania species.

Licania fruit are important food for many animals and can also be eaten by humans. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.

Description – Tree to Licania Chrysobalanaceae genera Malpighiales stubs. Inflorescences little-branched racemose panicles livania racemes, predominantly axillary, the rachis sparsely gray-tomentose. Leaves oblong-elliptic to oblong-lanceolate, chartaceous, 4. Cultivated widely for its edible fruit and as a shade tree because of its low and very broad crown. Mainly due to deforestationseveral species of these shrubs and smallish trees have declined, some markedly so, and L.

This page was last edited on 30 Marchat Oiti, Oiti da Praia. Views Read Edit View history. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. Calyx lobes acute, tomentellous on exterior, puberulous within.

This Malpighiales article is a stub. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. Ovary inserted at base of receptacle, lanate.

Licania tomentosa*

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. As there are no breaks in this range of variation no basis exists for maintaining these two varieties var latifolia Hook, f. Retrieved 9 September 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.


Licania is a plant genus in the family Chrysobalanaceae. Petals 5, almost glabrous, with ciliate margins.

Constituintes químicos de licania tomentosa Benth. (Chrysobalanaceae)

Stipules caducous, linear, membraneous, intrapetiolar. Several species are used as ornamental plants. Fruit oblong; epicarp smooth, drying black; pericarp thick, fragile, fibrous, glabrous within.

Style hirsute most of its length, equalling or tojentosa filaments. Articles using diversity taxobox Articles with ‘species’ microformats Commons category link is on Wikidata Taxonomy articles created by Polbot All stub articles.

Stamens ca 30, inserted in a complete circle; filaments far exceeding calyx lobes, slightly connate at base.