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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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Several species are used as ornamental plants. Retrieved 9 September Articles using diversity taxobox Articles with ‘species’ microformats Commons category link is on Wikidata Taxonomy articles created by Polbot All stub articles.

Licania tomentosa – Wikispecies

However, with the more abundant material now available, there is found tokentosa complete range in leaf shape from oblong-ovate to oblong-linear. Oiti, Oiti da Praia.

The status of Pleragina odorata Arruda has been discussed elsewhere Prance awhere it was shown that this species must be included with L. Licania fruit are important food for many animals and can also be eaten by humans.


Calyx lobes acute, tomentellous on exterior, puberulous within. World Checklist of Selected Plant Licana. Janzen; Winnie Hallwachs Stamens ca 30, inserted in a complete circle; filaments far exceeding calyx lobes, slightly connate at base.

As there are no breaks in this range of variation no basis exists for maintaining these two varieties var latifolia Hook, f. This Malpighiales article is a stub. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Caterpillars of a possible new taxon of the Astraptes fulgerator cryptic species complex were found on L. Cultivated widely for its edible fruit and as a shade tree because of its low and very licaniz crown.

Licania tomentosa (Benth.) Fritsch

Petals 5, almost glabrous, with ciliate margins. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. Ovary inserted at base of receptacle, lanate.

Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Style hirsute most of its length, equalling or exceeding filaments. Hooker described two varieties in Flora Brasiliensis, both based on Gardner collections from northeastern Brazil.

Mainly due to deforestationseveral species of these shrubs and smallish trees have declined, some markedly so, and 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.


Description – Tree to Fruit oblong; epicarp smooth, licanja black; pericarp thick, fragile, fibrous, glabrous tomentlsa. Licania Chrysobalanaceae genera Malpighiales stubs. Views Read Edit View history. Leaves oblong-elliptic to oblong-lanceolate, chartaceous, 4. Inflorescences little-branched racemose panicles or racemes, predominantly axillary, the rachis sparsely gray-tomentose. The two varieties were distinguished from the typical variety by their leaf shape. This page was last edited on 30 Marchat Licania Oitizeiro Licania tomentosa Scientific classification Kingdom: Archived from the original PDF on Retrieved from ” https: Licania is a plant genus in the family Chrysobalanaceae.