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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The black bee Trigona branneri eats the skin, pulp and sometimes the seed of the fruit as well. Syzygium versteegii Syzygium versteegii.

Eugenia stipitata

It prefers a drier, tropical environment. The leaves are simple, opposite, elliptical to slightly oval, 8—19 by 3.

In Colombiathis usually refers to the strawberry guava P. The weevil Plectrophoroides impressicolli feeds on stiiptata buds, tender leaves and the flowers. Photo courtesy of Peter Richardson. If you have any useful information about this plant, please leave a comment. Syzygium forte White Apple. Dick Culbert Creative Commons Attribution 2.


The flaking bark has brown to reddish colour. Syzygium aqueum Water Apple. Eugenia pitanga Savanna Pitanga.

This climacteric fruit contains a high level of acidity, averaging pH 2. Retrieved from ” https: Eugenia reinwardtiana Cedar Bay Cherry. Syzygium oleosum Blue Lilly Pilly. Pimenta racemosa Bay Rum. Psidium cattleianum Strawberry Guava. Seed Availability Seeds are now available at our seed store. Prefers a pH in the range 5 – 6, tolerating 4. This is a syipitata tree whose size and shape allow it to mix well with many tree crops.

Araca Boi – Eugenia stipitata – Seeds

Native to non-flooding areas of Western Amazonia, Brazil. Stipitat with ‘species’ microformats Commons category link is on Wikidata. Psidium friedrichsthalianum Cas Guava. The larvae of Atractomerus imigrans feed on the seed, while the larvae of Conotrachellus feed on the pulp.

J Agric Food Chem 48 4: The fresh fruit can be used directly but is stipitatz with the addition of sugar because of its high acidity. Description Shrub or small tree to ft. Eugenia stipita, crop plant. The seeds have the best germination rate when they are extracted from the completely mature fruits. Syzygium suborbiculare Lady Apple.


Acmena smithii Eugenia smithii Eugeniq Pilly. Edvaldopandolfi Public domain Close-up of the fruit Photograph by: Eugenia stipitata Araca Boi. Fruit, cut open to reveal flesh and seeds Photograph by: They often appear simultaneously with the larvae of Conotrachellus sp.

Eugenia stipitata

Eugenia klotzschiana Brazilian Pear. Hardiness Will stand some cold temperatures for short periods of time. Myrciaria vexator Blue Grape. Myrcianthes fragrans Simpson’s Stopper. Stiitata acutangulum Para Guava.