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 firmum Savanna Guava.

Examples from Latin America. Eugenia axillaris White Stopper.

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Eugenia uniflora Surinam Cherry. This page was last edited on 23 Mayat The seeds have the best germination rate when they are extracted from the completely mature fruits. Syzygium paniculatum Brush Cherry.

Araza Scientific classification Kingdom: Edvaldopandolfi Public domain Fruit and flower Photograph by: Publisher Kampong Publications, California. J Essent Oil Res 15 4: Psidium rufum Purple Guava. Syzygium aqueum Water Apple.

Eugenia klotzschiana Brazilian Pear. The weevil Plectrophoroides impressicolli feeds on the buds, tender leaves and the flowers. Growing Environment Minimal information is available. Seeds are now available at our seed store. Syzygium cuminii Java Plum. 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.


Food Research International 50 1: Syzygium samarangense Wax Jambu. 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. Eugenia brogniartiana Eugenia brogniartiana. This climacteric fruit contains a high level of acidity, averaging pH 2.

Efforts are currently underway in parts of South America to cultivate this species.

Araca Boi – Eugenia stipitata – Seeds

Consequently, seed beds must be established in the first five days after the seeds tsipitata been harvested. The plants stay in the bags for up to one year; six months in the shade and 6 months in partial shade.

Gives descriptions, photos and uses of a very wide range of fruit and other food-producing plants plus ornamentals. Fruit, cut open to reveal flesh and seeds Photograph by: By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Articles with ‘species’ microformats Commons category link is on Wikidata. Prefers a pH in the range 5 – 6, tolerating 4.

Syzygium malaccense Malay Apple. If you have any useful information about this plant, please leave a comment. Syzygium cordatum Water Berry.

Each entry has a brief description of the plant and its uses, accompanied by one to many excellent quality photographs of the fruits. Pale green turning to bright yellow when ripe with a thin, velvety skin enclosing a juicy, aromatic, acid, thick pulp enclosing usually 12 seeds.


Eugenia stipitata – Wikipedia

Photo courtesy of Peter Richardson. The larvae of Atractomerus imigrans feed on the seed, while the larvae of Conotrachellus feed on the pulp. In Colombiathis usually refers to the strawberry guava P. Myrciaria aureana White Jaboticaba. Myrciaria oblongata Sour Jaboticaba.

Description Shrub or small tree to ft. Eugenia candolleana Rainforest Plum. Native to non-flooding areas of Western Amazonia, Brazil. Germination is not uniform and may take up to 80 days; in the conditions described, the germination rate may reach around percent. Campomanesia obversa Guavira mi. It prefers a drier, tropical environment. Edvaldopandolfi Public domain Close-up of the fruit Photograph by: The fresh fruit can be used directly but is best with the addition of sugar because of its high acidity.

Syzygium oleosum Blue Lilly Pilly. Fruit and flower Photograph by: Uses Sometimes eaten fresh, out of hand, although the fruits are quite acidic. Calyptropsidium sartorianum Sartre Guava.