Licania is a plant genus in the family Chrysobalanaceae. Mainly due to deforestation, several ground oak; Licania morii · Licania platypus – Sansapote ; Licania pyrifolia – Merecure licania; Licania rigida – oiticica (Brazil); Licania salicifolia. Licania platypus. (Hemsl.) Fritsch, Ann. K.K. Natur-hist. Hofmus. Sangre, Wild pear, Zapote. Tree’ (50) m tall; trunk to 75 cm dbh (sometimes . Extract from Tomas B. Croat BCI Descriptions. (Hemsl.) Fritsch, Ann. K.K. Natur- hist. Hofmus. Sangre, Wild pear, Zapote. Tree’ (50) m tall; trunk .

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Caterpillars of a possible new taxon of the Astraptes fulgerator cryptic species complex were found on L. Tropical Plants Database, Ken Fern.

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Comments have to be approved before they are shown here. Articles using diversity taxobox Articles with ‘species’ microformats Commons category link is on Wikidata Taxonomy articles created by Polbot All stub articles. This page was last edited on 30 Marchat World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. Mainly due to deforestationseveral species of these shrubs and smallish trees have declined, some markedly so, and L.


Publisher Florida Flair books, Florida. Grows wild in low elevation forests from Guatemala to Liccania. List of Platypjs species.

Now containing plants. Fruits of warm climates. Inflorescence and leaves Photograph by: Best Method of Propagation seed.

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Broad densely foliaged canopy. Publisher Weinheim Year ISBN – Description An excellent and very comprehensive guide but it only gives very short descriptions of the uses without any details of how to utilize the plants.

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Archived from the original PDF on This Malpighiales article is a stub. Publisher Kampong Licaniz, California. Licania Oitizeiro Licania tomentosa Scientific classification Kingdom: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Instituto Nacional de Biodiversidad, Costa Rica. Prefers well drained soil. If you would like to support this site, please consider Donating.

Retrieved from ” https: Skip to content Licania platypus Tree Sanzapote just beginning to fruit. Licania fruit are important food for many animals and can also be eaten by humans. Other Uses furniture, ornamental, shade. Additional Information 12 years from seed until fruit production. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.


Return to the main search page Licania platypus Common Names: Sonzapote, zapote Tree between m tall, with buttressed trunks of. Retrieved 9 September Tree between m tall, with buttressed trunks of. If you have any useful information about this plant, please leave a comment.

Flowers from July to September, with fruits maturing from August to December of the following year. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. It can be downloaded lpatypus a PDF file from the Internet.

Licania platypus

Several species are used as ornamental plants. Ease of Propagation easy. Leaves are simple, alternate, oblong up to 40cm long. Good for Silvopasture systems because of dense canopy for shade and edible fruits. Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute.