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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Year ISBN 0 4 Description An excellent monograph, part of a very ambitious project to catalogue all the plants in the world.
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Return to the main search page Licania platypus Common Names: Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute. Gives lots of plant uses as well as information on plant habit and habitat. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Views Read Edit View history.
Caterpillars of a possible new taxon of the Astraptes fulgerator cryptic species complex were found on L. 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.
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The entire flora 13 volumes can now be downloaded from http: Precautions Wood not suitable for contact with the ground. Retrieved from ” https: Archived from the original PDF on Flowers from July to September, with fruits maturing from August to December of the following year.
Prefers well drained soil.
Publisher Kampong Publications, California. Speed of Growth fast. Publisher Weinheim Year ISBN – Description An excellent and very comprehensive guide but it only gives very short descriptions of the uses without any details of how to utilize the plants.
Retrieved 9 September Licania Chrysobalanaceae genera Malpighiales stubs. It can be downloaded as a PDF file from the Internet. 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.
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Plants Profile for Licania platypus (licania)
This page was last edited on 30 Marchat Ease of Propagation easy. Leaves are simple, alternate, oblong up to 40cm long. Additional Information 12 years from seed until fruit production.
Good for Silvopasture systems because of dense canopy for shade and edible fruits. Licania Oitizeiro Licania tomentosa Scientific classification Kingdom: Inflorescence and leaves Photograph by: Broad densely foliaged canopy. Skip to content Licania platypus Tree Sanzapote just beginning to fruit. Other Uses furniture, ornamental, shade.
Licania – Wikipedia
Opened fruit Photograph by: Written some years ago, so some of the names have been changed. Comments have to be approved before they are shown here. Grows wild in low elevation forests from Guatemala to Colombia. Instituto Nacional de Biodiversidad, Costa Rica.