Marmelada. Alibertia edulis. a.k.a. Purui. A green fruit, similar in size and shape to the pomegranate. Its black pulp is said to resemble marmalade and quinces. Alibertia edulis. (A. Rich.) A. Rich. in DC., Prodr. Lagartillo, Madroño, Trompito, Trompo, Wild guava. Glabrous, dioecious shrub or small tree, to Extract from Tomas B. Croat BCI Descriptions. (A. Rich.) A. Rich. in DC.,Prodr. 4: Lagartillo, Madroño, Trompito, Trompo, Wild guava. Glabrous.

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No responsibility is taken for any information or services that may appear on any linked websites. You must plant at least three seedlings for at least 1 fruiting. Rich decoction is used in Brazilian folk medicine due allbertia its possible antihypertensive effect, this species has never been critically investigated as a hypotensive drug. Ripening fruit Photograph by: Flowering time in the site of Frutas Raras: Publisher Reference Publications; Michigan.

Alibertia edulis (Rich.) A. Rich. ex DC. – Rubiaceae: Neotropical plant images from Kew

Small with conical crown of the height of up to 4 m 13 feetthe crown is narrow of up to 3 meters 10 feet of width at the base and 50 cm 2 feet at the apex. Leaves are simple, opposite, pointed at the tip but rounded at the base.

Only seen inside the forest, never along roads or in towns. Los frutos maduros son comestibles y la pulpa es de sabor agradable, pero escasa. eddulis


Problem features There does not appear to be any record of it as a weed or of it escaping cultivation and naturalisation anywhere in the world. Toggle navigation useful plants for warm climates. Use The fruit pulp is edible, meaty with a slightly gritty texture and has an agreeable sweet-sour flavour.

Gives allibertia, photos and uses of a very wide range of fruit and other food-producing plants plus ornamentals. Stipules are green, leaflike, a few millimeters long, pointed, in a pair at the base of each leaf pair; they form a tube around the branchlet.

If you have any useful information about this plant, please leave a comment. In addition, this study may confirm part of the pharmacological activity popularly attributed to this species and opens perspective for the future use in various renal and cardiovascular diseases.

Description M armelada is a fruiting plant originating in tropical America, its distribution extending across wet, moist and seasonally dry areas from southern Allbertia, through Central America and the Caribbean, to Guyana and Brazil. So, the aim of this study edilis to evaluate the possible hypotensive and antihypertensive effects of the oral administration of Alibertia edulis aqueous extract AEAE in normotensive and hypertensive rats, and evaluate its inter-relation with a possible diuretic activity.

Octoberflowered in for the first time, bear fruit in for the first time. Although Alibertia edulis L. Plant growing in native habitat Photograph by: The bark is red-brown and fissured. Year ISBN Description An extremely concise book, listing approximately 1, species and varieties of plants with their botanical name, common name in Brazil, regions in Brazil where the plant is found, a brief list of uses and any medically active compounds in the plant.


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Alibertia edulis

This may contribute, at least in part, to the formation of thickets reported in parts of its native range. Kuntze Cordiera hexagyna H. In particular, Iplantz does not represent or warrant that any dataset or the data it contains is accurate, authentic or complete, or suitable for your needs.

I recommend to plant in full sun in the space of 5 x 5 m 17 x 17 feet. Iplantz makes no statements, representations or warranties as to the accuracy or completeness of the content of this website and does not accept any liability to you or any other person for the information which is provided or referred to on this website. You have to study details of the leaves and stipules.

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It is fast-growing and forms a shrub or small tree 2 to 6 m 6.