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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Examples from Latin America. Campomanesia adamantium White Guabiroba. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies.

Araca Boi – Eugenia stipitata – Seeds

Germination is not uniform and may take up to 80 days; in the conditions described, the germination rate may reach around percent. The seeds have the best germination rate when they are extracted from the completely mature fruits. Views Read Edit View history. Uses Sometimes eaten fresh, out of stipitafa, although the fruits are quite acidic. Syzygium samarangense Wax Jambu.


Eugenia stipitata – Useful Tropical Plants

Ugni molinae Stipiyata Guava. Myrciaria oblongata Sour Jaboticaba. Eugenia pitanga Savanna Pitanga. Myrciaria glazioviana Yellow Jaboticaba. Syzygium jambos Rose Apple. Retrieved from ” https: Close-up of the fruit Photograph by: Psidium guajava Red Malaysian 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.

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Publisher Kampong Publications, California. Myrciaria vexator Blue Grape. Efforts are currently underway in parts of South America to cultivate this species. The soil is mixed with 0. stiiptata

The species suffers heavy attacks from fruit flies, which reduces the normal density of plantings if sophisticated biological control measures are not adopted. Psidium rufum Purple Guava. Psidium guineense Brazilian Guava. As a seed bed, partly decomposed softwood is recommended while the use of earth is dtipitata advised.

The araca-boi is more commonly used to flavor ice creams, sweets, and beverages. Also, annual pruning and general clean up should be done.


Eugenia stipitata

Fruit, cut open to reveal flesh and seeds Photograph by: Psidium acutangulum Para Guava. Tropical Plants Database, Ken Fern.

Lastly, in the case of fungi, Araza is susceptible to anthracnose. The leaves are simple, opposite, elliptical to slightly oval, 8—19 by 3. In Colombiathis usually refers to the strawberry guava P.

Syzygium paniculatum Brush Cherry. 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. Myrcianthes fragrans Simpson’s Stopper.