Marmelada. Alibertia edulis. a.k.a. Purui. A green fruit, similar in size and shape to the pomegranate. Its black pulp is said to resemble marmalade and quinces. Alibertia edulis. (A. Rich.) A. Rich. in DC., Prodr. Lagartillo, Madroño, Trompito, Trompo, Wild guava. Glabrous, dioecious shrub or small tree, to Extract from Tomas B. Croat BCI Descriptions. (A. Rich.) A. Rich. in DC.,Prodr. 4: Lagartillo, Madroño, Trompito, Trompo, Wild guava. Glabrous.

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Kuntze Garapatica edulis Rich. Sandwith Alibertia davidasae Steyerm. Plasma sodium, potassium, total protein, urea, creatinine, AST and ALT concentrations were measured in samples collected at the end of the experimental period seventh day.

Alibertia edulis

Plant growing in native habitat Photograph by: It produces small diameter stems made of a hard, heavy, fine-grained, grey-brown wood that is sometimes harvested for fashioning into tool handles and similar articles.

Small with conical crown of the height of up to 4 m 13 feetthe crown is narrow of up to 3 meters 10 feet of width at the base and 50 cm 2 feet at the apex. Make pruning to form. How many suns are in our solar system. So, the aim of this study was to evaluate the possible hypotensive and antihypertensive effects of the oral administration of Alibertia edulis aqueous extract AEAE in normotensive and hypertensive rats, and evaluate its inter-relation with a possible diuretic activity.

Use The fruit pulp is edible, meaty with a slightly gritty texture and has an agreeable sweet-sour flavour. If you would like to support this site, please consider Donating.

They are arranged in pairs along the stems and remain on the tree throughout the year.


The skin is smooth, green when young, becoming yellow then chocolate brown when ripe and has wdulis pulp embedded with numerous flat brown oval seed, each up to 0. Some Psychotriasuch as LK psycma P.

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Only seen inside the forest, never along roads or in towns.

Alibertia edulis (Rich.) A. Rich. ex DC. – Rubiaceae: Neotropical plant images from Kew

Disclaimer This website is provided for general information only. The fruits is a berry that matures yellowish or darker, with a green crown at the apex remnants of the flower ; dispersed by birds.

Finally, AEAE was able to present important in vitro antioxidant properties. Close-up of the flower Photograph by: Riley Alibertia panamensis L. To the maximum extent permitted by law, tIplantz accepts no liability whatsoever to any person arising from or connected with the use of or reliance on any information or advice provided on this website or incorporated into it by reference, including any dataset or data it contains.

This website is provided for general information only. Rich decoction is used in Brazilian folk medicine due to its possible antihypertensive effect, this species has never been critically investigated as a hypotensive drug. Description M armelada is a fruiting plant originating in tropical America, its distribution extending across wet, moist and seasonally dry areas from southern Mexico, through Central America and the Caribbean, to Guyana and Brazil.

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Alibertia edulis – Useful Tropical Plants

Flowers and leaves Photograph by: Apibertia Other common names: The results obtained have shown that AEAE presents potent diuretic activity and significant hypotensive and antihypertensive effect. Kuntze Cordiera hexagyna H. I recommend to plant in full sun in the space of 5 x 5 m 17 x 17 feet.

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A forest treelet, not more than 7 m tall, with a stem often branching near the base and light brown bark. Moderately common around Gamboa, somewhat less so at Soberania and Barro Colorado, and rare at Sherman.

Leaves are simple, opposite, pointed at alibetria tip but rounded at the base. Williams Alibertia erulis Rusby Alibertia utilis A.

Ripening fruit Photograph by: Last update on Octoberflowered in for the first time, bear fruit in for the first time. Jackson Thieleodoxa lanceolata Cham. T he plant grows fast and needs no special care, only the holes should be deep, because the plant has a taproot.

The fruit is edible, but with little pulp. If you have any useful information about this plant, please leave a comment.

In addition, this study may confirm part of the pharmacological activity popularly attributed to this species and opens perspective for the future use in various renal and cardiovascular diseases. This may contribute, at least in part, to the formation of thickets reported in parts of its native range.

The white flowers are fairly large and produced from Alibertoa to July. La especie es dioica. Tropical Plants Database, Ken Fern. Volume, sodium, potassium, chloride, calcium contents, pH and density were estimated in urine samples collected after 8 or 24h. The petiole is short with a slight channel running its length on the upper surface.

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