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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 – Wikispecies

The book is out of print, but the whole flora is now available on the web. Publisher Kampong Publications, California. Views Read Edit View history.

Licania is a plant genus in the family Chrysobalanaceae. Good for Silvopasture systems because of dense canopy for shade and edible fruits. Instituto Nacional de Biodiversidad, Costa Rica. 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 — Licanai licania Licania rigida — oiticica Brazil Licania salicifolia Licania splendens Licania tomentosa — oitizeiro Brazil Licania vasquezii Licania velutina.


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Flowers from July to September, with fruits maturing from August to December of the following year. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies.

Other Uses furniture, ornamental, shade. Tree between m tall, with buttressed trunks of. Caterpillars of playypus possible new taxon of the Astraptes fulgerator cryptic species complex were found on L. World Checklist of Selected Plant Families.

Janzen; Winnie Hallwachs This Malpighiales article is a stub. Close-up of the flowers Photograph by: Last update on If you would like to support this site, please consider Donating. Written some years ago, so some of the names have been changed.

Licania platypus

Ease of Propagation easy. Several species are used as ornamental plants. Licania fruit are important food for many animals and can also be eaten by humans. Inflorescence and leaves Photograph by: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Mainly due to deforestationseveral species of these shrubs and smallish trees have declined, some markedly so, and L.

Return to the main search page Licania platypus Common Names: Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. 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.

Prefers well drained soil. If you have any useful information about this plant, please leave a comment. Sonzapote, zapote Tree between m tall, with buttressed trunks of. This page was last edited on 30 Marchat Year ISBN 0 4 Description An excellent monograph, part of a very ambitious project to catalogue all the plants in the world.


Now containing plants. It can be downloaded as a PDF file from the Internet. Additional Information 12 years from seed until fruit production. Large, globe shaped orange-red fruits, cm long. Archived from the original PDF on Best Method of Propagation seed. Opened fruit Photograph by: Gives lots of plant uses as well as information on plant habit and habitat. Wildlife Attracted small mammals. Twigs glabrous; stipules small, interpetiolar. Flora of the World, Part 9: Licania Chrysobalanaceae genera Malpighiales stubs.

Comments have to be approved before they are shown here. Retrieved from ” https: 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.

Precautions Wood not suitable for contact with the ground. Skip to content Licania platypus Tree Sanzapote just beginning to fruit. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.