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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Pale green turning to bright yellow when ripe euhenia a thin, velvety skin enclosing a juicy, aromatic, acid, thick pulp enclosing usually 12 seeds. If you would like to support this site, please consider Donating.

Eugenia stipitata – Wikipedia

Eugenia foetida Spanish Stopper. The leaves are simple, opposite, elliptical to slightly oval, 8—19 by 3. Fruit, cut open to reveal flesh and seeds Photograph by: Eugenia punicifolia Beach Cherry.

Myrciaria glazioviana Yellow Jaboticaba. This is a small tree whose size and shape allow it to mix well with many tree crops. 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 aureana White Jaboticaba. Scientia Horticulturae 3: As a seed bed, partly decomposed softwood is recommended while the use of earth is not advised. Psidium guineense Brazilian Guava. Eugenia brogniartiana Eugenia brogniartiana. Araza Scientific classification Kingdom: Propagation By sstipitata, air-layering, grafting or budding.

Eugenia stipitata – Useful Tropical Plants

They often appear simultaneously with the larvae of Conotrachellus sp. Photo courtesy of Peter Richardson. Eugenia axillaris White Stopper. Uses Sometimes eaten euegnia, out of hand, although the fruits are quite acidic.

Retrieved from ” https: Psidium copacabanensis Copacabana Guava. Eugenia stipitata Araca Boi. Wtipitata racemosa Bay Rum. The fresh fruit can be used directly but is best with the addition of sugar because of its high acidity.

It prefers a drier, tropical environment. Melaleuca incana Gray Honey Myrtle.

Eugenia stipitata

Syzygium aqueum Water Apple. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The genus was named after Francois Eugene, Prince of Savoy —an Stkpitata general who, with Marlborough, won the Battle of Blenheim and was a distinguished patron of art, science and literature. In Colombiathis usually refers to the strawberry guava P. Eugenia pitanga Savanna Pitanga.

Acmena smithii Eugenia smithii Lilly Pilly. The species is believed to have its origin in the extreme west of the Amazon basin, perhaps in the Peruvian Amazon. Fruit and flower Photograph by: 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.


Growing Environment Minimal information is available. Myrciaria oblongata Sour Eugdnia. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. During the first and in some cases also second or third year it can be intercropped with annual cultures.

Also, annual pruning and general clean up should be done. The weevil Plectrophoroides impressicolli feeds on the buds, tender leaves and the flowers. Articles with ‘species’ microformats Commons category link is on Wikidata.

Eugenia megacarpum Giant Lau Lau. Psidium rufum Purple Guava.

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Ugni myricoides Black Chilean Guava. Sometimes eaten fresh, out of hand, although the fruits are quite acidic. Myrciaria vexator Blue Grape.

The larvae of Atractomerus imigrans feed on the seed, while the larvae of Conotrachellus feed on the pulp. The black bee Trigona branneri eats the skin, pulp and sometimes the seed of the fruit as well.