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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Views Read Edit View history. 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 — Licajia Licania pyrifolia — Merecure licania Licania rigida — oiticica Brazil Licania salicifolia Licania splendens Licania tomentosa — oitizeiro Brazil Licania vasquezii Licania velutina.

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

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Cultivated widely for its edible fruit and as a shade tree because of its low and very broad crown. Caterpillars of a possible new taxon of the Astraptes fulgerator cryptic species complex licanla found on L.

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The status of Pleragina odorata Arruda has been discussed elsewhere Prance awhere it was shown that this species must be included with L. Description – Tree to The two varieties were distinguished from the typical variety by their leaf shape. This page was last edited on 30 Marchat Archived from the original PDF on Licania fruit are important food for many animals and can also be eaten by humans. Receptacle campanulate, sparsely gray-tomentose on exterior, tomentose within; pedicels 1.

Calyx lobes acute, tomentellous on exterior, puberulous within. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Leaves oblong-elliptic to oblong-lanceolate, chartaceous, 4. Fruit oblong; epicarp smooth, drying black; pericarp thick, fragile, fibrous, glabrous within. Stamens ca 30, inserted in a complete circle; filaments far exceeding calyx lobes, slightly connate at base.

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toentosa Oiti, Oiti da Praia. Janzen; Winnie Hallwachs Style hirsute most of its length, equalling or exceeding filaments. This Malpighiales article is a stub. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. Mainly due to deforestationseveral species of these shrubs and smallish trees have declined, some markedly so, and L.


Retrieved 9 September From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. List of Licania species. Licania Chrysobalanaceae genera Malpighiales stubs.

Licania tomentosa

Articles using diversity taxobox Articles with ‘species’ microformats Commons category link is on Wikidata Taxonomy tommentosa created by Polbot All stub articles. Ovary inserted at base of receptacle, lanate. Stipules caducous, linear, membraneous, intrapetiolar.

Licania Oitizeiro Licania tomentosa Scientific classification Kingdom: Inflorescences little-branched racemose panicles or racemes, predominantly axillary, the rachis sparsely gray-tomentose. Hooker described two varieties in Flora Brasiliensis, both based on Gardner collections from northeastern Brazil. Petals 5, almost glabrous, with ciliate margins. Retrieved from ” https: Licania is a plant genus in the family Chrysobalanaceae.

As there are no breaks in this range of variation no basis exists for maintaining these two varieties var latifolia Hook, f.