Eugenia stipitata. Myrtaceae. McVaugh. Detail of ripe fruit. (Frutales de la Amazonia). LOCAL NAMES. English (eugenia); Portuguese (araçá-boi); Spanish . Eugenia stipitata. a.k.a. Araza. Large sized guava relative with bright yellow fruit having an excellent sour-acid flavor. Fruits are very juicy, up to five inches wide. Eugenia stipitata is a fruit from Amazonia rich in terpene, volatile compounds, fiber, and vitamin C. The fruit is recognized for its high antioxidant activity and has .

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Eugenia stipitata – Useful Tropical Plants

Readable yet also very detailed. Now containing plants. Psidium eugeniaefolia Purple Forest Guava. Any improvement or selection program will have to involve parameters such as appearance, color, smell, palatability and resistance of the fruit to transportation and storage. Myrciaria vexator Blue Grape. Campomanesia lineatifolia Perfume Guava. They often appear simultaneously with the larvae of Conotrachellus sp. USDA Public domain General Information Araca boi is an evergreen shrub or small tree with a densely branched habit and lacking apical dominance; it can grow up to etipitata.


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Eugenia stipitata

Gives descriptions, photos and uses of a very wide range of fruit and other food-producing plants plus ornamentals. Large sized guava relative stipitafa bright yellow fruit having an excellent sour-acid flavor. Experimental results on fertilization suggest that organic fertilizer with manure is preferable to chemical fertilizers.

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Eugenia stipitata

Efforts are currently underway in parts of South America to cultivate this species. The seeds are recalcitrant as that do not survive drying and freezing during ex-situ conservation. Psidium friedrichsthalianum Cas Guava. Pale green turning to bright yellow when ripe with a thin, velvety skin enclosing a juicy, aromatic, acid, thick pulp enclosing usually 12 seeds. Articles with ‘species’ microformats Commons category link is on Wikidata.

The species suffers heavy attacks from fruit flies, which reduces the normal density of plantings if sophisticated biological control measures are not adopted. Seed Availability Seeds are now available at our seed store.

Psidium rufum Purple Guava. This plant is a kind of less known and underutilized crop, which have certain attractive properties for stiptata agricultural development. Food Research International 50 1: Araza Scientific classification Kingdom: Myrciaria glazioviana Yellow Jaboticaba. This page was last edited on 23 Mayat The species is believed to eugennia its origin in the extreme west of the Amazon basin, perhaps in the Peruvian Amazon.


The larvae of Atractomerus imigrans feed on the seed, while the larvae of Conotrachellus feed on the pulp. Ugni myricoides Black Chilean Guava.

Campomanesia adamantium White Guabiroba. This is a small tree whose size and shape allow it to mix well with many tree crops.

Eugenia foetida Spanish Stopper.

Syzygium paniculatum Brush Cherry. Native to non-flooding areas of Western Amazonia, Brazil. The sttipitata are simple, opposite, elliptical to slightly oval, 8—19 by 3. Pimenta racemosa Bay Rum. After one year, the plants are planted out on their final site.

If you have any useful information about this plant, please leave a comment. The araca-boi is more commonly used to flavor ice creams, sweets, and beverages.