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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However, with the more abundant material now available, there is found a complete range in leaf shape from oblong-ovate to oblong-linear. Several species are used as ornamental plants. World Checklist of Selected Plant Families.

This page was last edited on 30 Marchat Licania is a plant genus in the family Chrysobalanaceae. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

Inflorescences little-branched racemose panicles or racemes, predominantly axillary, the rachis sparsely gray-tomentose.

Retrieved 9 September Stamens ca 30, inserted in a complete circle; filaments far exceeding calyx lobes, slightly connate at base. Licania fruit are important food for many animals and can also be eaten by humans.


From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Hooker described two varieties in Flora Brasiliensis, both based on Gardner collections from northeastern Brazil.

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. Views Tpmentosa Edit View history. The two varieties were distinguished from the typical variety by their leaf shape.

Licania tomentosa

Licania Chrysobalanaceae genera Malpighiales stubs. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. Licania licanua Licania caldasiana Licania chiriquiensis Licania conferruminata Licania fasciculata Licania grandibracteata Licania hedbergii Licania humilis Licania kunthiana Licania longicuspidata Licania longipetala Licania tomenhosa 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.

Leaves oblong-elliptic to oblong-lanceolate, chartaceous, 4.

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This Malpighiales article is a stub. As there are no breaks in this range of variation no basis exists for maintaining these two varieties var latifolia Hook, f. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. Retrieved from ” https: Receptacle campanulate, sparsely gray-tomentose on exterior, tomentose within; pedicels 1. Fruit oblong; epicarp smooth, drying toentosa pericarp thick, fragile, fibrous, glabrous within. Mainly due to deforestationseveral species of these shrubs and smallish trees have licznia, some markedly so, and L.

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Petals 5, almost glabrous, with ciliate margins.

Licania Oitizeiro Licania tomentosa Scientific classification Kingdom: Calyx lobes acute, tomentellous on exterior, puberulous within. Articles using diversity taxobox Articles with ‘species’ microformats Commons category link is on Wikidata Taxonomy articles created by Polbot All stub articles. Cultivated widely for its edible fruit and as a shade tree because of its low and very broad crown. Oiti, Oiti da Praia. Ovary inserted at base of receptacle, lanate. Stipules caducous, linear, membraneous, intrapetiolar.