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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Psidium eugeniaefolia Purple Forest Guava. Native to non-flooding areas of Western Amazonia, Brazil. Fruit, cut open to reveal flesh and seeds Photograph by: Eugenia brogniartiana Eugenia brogniartiana.

Leptospermum laevigatum Coast Tea Tree. Campomanesia adamantium White Guabiroba. 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 4. Readable yet also very detailed.

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Syzygium forte White Apple. Although the fruit is very acidic for direct consumption, it can be processed into juices, nectars, eugenja, ice-creams etc. The seeds are recalcitrant. Myrcianthes fragrans Simpson’s Stopper. After 40 days in cold storage, they lose more than 70 percent of their viability. Plant Production and Protection Series No.


Eugenia stipitata Araca Boi.

Syzygium cordatum Water Berry. Araca Boi Close-up of the fruit Photograph by: Now containing plants. Psidium rufum Purple Guava. The flaking bark has brown to reddish colour. Syzygium suborbiculare Lady Apple. The genus was named after Francois Eugene, Prince of Savoy —an Austrian general who, with Marlborough, won the Battle of Blenheim and was a distinguished patron of art, science and literature.

Psidium acutangulum Para Guava. 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.

Eugenia stipitata – Wikipedia

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Lastly, in the case of fungi, Araza is susceptible to anthracnose. Syzygium jambos Rose Apple. Syzygium cuminii Java Plum. If you would like to support this site, please consider Donating.

Calyptropsidium sartorianum Sartre Guava. It is recommended that weeds be eliminated from the planted area each month and organic material added to the soil.


Callistemon pallidus Lemon Bottlebrush. Syzygium aqueum Water Apple. Syzygium versteegii Syzygium versteegii. Syzygium paniculatum Brush Cherry.

Araza Scientific classification Kingdom: It prefers a drier, tropical environment. Edvaldopandolfi Public domain Close-up of the fruit Photograph by: Publisher Kampong Publications, California.

Eugenia stipitata – Useful Tropical Plants

The species suffers heavy attacks from fruit flies, which reduces the normal density of plantings if sophisticated biological control measures are not adopted. Uses Sometimes eaten fresh, out of hand, although the fruits are quite acidic. Psidium friedrichsthalianum Cas Stipiitata. Also genetic base is not well known and knowledge about management practices is so limited that it is impossible to make realistic projections. Myrciaria dubia Camu Camu. Myrciaria vexator Blue Grape.

The plants stay in the bags for up to one year; six months in the shade and 6 months in partial shade. The species is believed to have its origin in the extreme west of the Amazon basin, perhaps in the Peruvian Amazon. Photo courtesy of Peter Richardson.