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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Licania platypus ·

Sonzapote, zapote Tree between m tall, with buttressed trunks of. Skip to content Licania platypus Tree Sanzapote just beginning to fruit. Licania fruit are important food for many animals and can also be eaten licnia humans. Licania is a plant genus in the family Chrysobalanaceae. Wildlife Attracted small mammals. The book is out of print, but the whole flora is now available on the web.

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Tropical Plants Database, Ken Fern. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Grows wild in low elevation forests from Guatemala to Colombia. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Prefers well drained soil. Retrieved from ” https: Ease of Propagation easy. Good for Silvopasture systems because of dense canopy for shade and edible fruits. Licania Chrysobalanaceae genera Malpighiales stubs.

Fruits of warm climates. Leaves are simple, alternate, oblong up to 40cm long. 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. If you would like to support this site, please consider Donating.

Janzen; Winnie Hallwachs Publisher Kampong Publications, California. Broad densely foliaged canopy. Now containing plants. Instituto Nacional de Biodiversidad, Costa Rica. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. licaniia

Plants Profile for Licania platypus (licania)

Year ISBN 0 4 Description An excellent monograph, part of a very ambitious project to catalogue all the plants in the world. The entire flora 13 volumes can now be downloaded from http: This Malpighiales article is a stub. Gives lots of plant uses as well as information on plant habit and habitat. If you have any useful information about this plant, please leave a comment.


Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute. Additional Information 12 years from seed until fruit production.

Flowers from July to September, with fruits maturing from August to December of the following year. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Precautions Wood not suitable for contact with the ground. It can be downloaded as a PDF file from the Internet. 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, licanua 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.

Tree between m tall, with buttressed trunks of.

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Opened fruit Photograph by: Other Uses furniture, ornamental, shade. Flower Color cream, white.