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 .

Author: Yozshusar Shabei
Country: China
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Finance
Published (Last): 5 November 2005
Pages: 36
PDF File Size: 19.66 Mb
ePub File Size: 9.40 Mb
ISBN: 139-2-84557-909-8
Downloads: 27273
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Shara

Licania is a plant genus in the family Chrysobalanaceae. Large, globe shaped orange-red fruits, cm long. Leaves are simple, alternate, oblong up to 40cm long.

Plants Profile for Licania platypus (licania)

Additional Information 12 years from seed until fruit production. Comments have to be approved before they are shown here. Grows wild in low elevation forests from Guatemala to Colombia. Flora of the World, Part 9: Now containing plants. This Malpighiales article is a stub.


If you would like to support this site, please consider Donating. Ease of Propagation easy.

Licania fruit are important food for many animals and can platypys be eaten by humans. Good for Silvopasture systems because of dense canopy for shade and edible fruits. Fruits of warm climates. 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.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Inflorescence and leaves Photograph by: Year ISBN 0 4 Description An excellent monograph, part of p,atypus very ambitious project to catalogue all the plants in the world.

Sunsapote – Licania platypus

Several species are used as ornamental plants. Retrieved 9 September Licania Oitizeiro Licania tomentosa Scientific classification Kingdom: Speed of Growth fast. Best Method of Propagation seed.

Return to the main search page Licania platypus Common Names: Not for the casual reader.

You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. Retrieved from ” https: Caterpillars of a possible new taxon of the Astraptes fulgerator cryptic species complex were found on L.


Flower Color cream, white. Publisher Kampong Publications, California.

Licania platypus

Other Uses furniture, ornamental, shade. Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute. Archived from the original PDF on Precautions Wood not suitable for contact with the ground.

Broad densely foliaged canopy. Flowers from July to September, with fruits maturing from August to December of the following year.

In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies.