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 Oitizeiro Licania tomentosa Scientific classification Kingdom: Written some years ago, so some of the names have been changed. Janzen; Winnie Hallwachs Several species are used as ornamental plants. Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute. Sonzapote, zapote Tree between m tall, with buttressed trunks of. Now containing plants. Articles using diversity taxobox Articles with ‘species’ microformats Commons category link licannia on Wikidata Taxonomy articles created by Polbot All stub articles.

Close-up of plaatypus flowers Photograph by: Flora of the World, Part 9: Licania fruit are important food for many animals and can also be eaten by humans.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Not for the casual reader. Tree between m tall, with buttressed trunks of.


Twigs glabrous; stipules small, interpetiolar. Gives lots of plant uses as well as information on plant habit and habitat. The licanka is out of print, but the whole flora is now available on the web.

Comments have to be approved before they are shown here. Large, globe shaped orange-red fruits, cm long. If you have any useful information about this plant, please leave a comment.

This Malpighiales article is a stub. Caterpillars of a possible new taxon of the Astraptes fulgerator cryptic species complex were found on L. It can be downloaded as a Licaia file from the Internet.

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If you would like to support this site, please consider Donating. Leaves are simple, licnia, oblong up to 40cm long. Additional Information 12 years from seed until fruit production.

Prefers well drained soil. Instituto Nacional de Biodiversidad, Costa Rica. Views Read Edit View history. List of Licania species. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. Ease of Propagation easy. Tropical Plants Database, Plarypus Fern. Retrieved 9 September Inflorescence and leaves Photograph by: Licania Chrysobalanaceae genera Malpighiales stubs.

The entire flora 13 volumes can now be downloaded from http: Skip to content Licania platypus Tree Sanzapote just beginning to fruit.

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Archived from the original PDF on World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. Speed of Growth fast. Other Uses furniture, ornamental, shade. Fruits of warm climates. 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.


Good for Silvopasture systems because licannia dense canopy for shade and edible fruits. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Grows wild in low elevation forests from Guatemala to Colombia. Best Method of Propagation seed. Mainly due to deforestationseveral species of these shrubs and smallish trees have declined, some markedly so, and L.

Licania platypus – Useful Tropical Plants

Precautions Wood not suitable for contact with the ground. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.

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