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Duguetia marcgraviana

Duguetia marcgraviana

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Duguetia marcgraviana Seeds

Duguetia marcgraviana, also known as "araticum-de-terra-fria" or "araticum-manso," is a fruit tree species native to Brazil, found in the Atlantic Forest biome. It can grow up to 15 meters tall, and its fruit is edible and highly appreciated for its flavor.

The tree has a straight trunk and a dense, round canopy of a treecrown. Its leaves are one main leaf - not compoundsimple, with widest near the middleelliptical shape and leathery texture, and it produces greenish-yellow flowers. The fruit of Duguetia marcgraviana is rounded, with a diameter of 8 to 15 centimeters, and has a hard, woody exterior. Inside, the flesh is creamy and has a sweet, slightly acid taste.

Duguetia marcgraviana is a valuable resource for local communities, as its fruit is an important source of food and income.

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