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 weevil Plectrophoroides impressicolli feeds on the buds, tender leaves and the flowers.

The genus was named after Francois Eugene, Prince of Savoy —an Austrian general sugenia, with Marlborough, won the Battle of Blenheim and was a distinguished patron of art, eufenia and literature.

This climacteric fruit contains a high level of acidity, averaging pH 2. Eugenia klotzschiana Brazilian Pear. Syzygium paniculatum Brush Cherry. Eugenia stipita, crop plant. Syzygium cordatum Water Berry. Gives descriptions, photos and uses of a very wide range of fruit and other food-producing plants plus ornamentals. Articles with ‘species’ microformats Commons category link is on Wikidata.


In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. The fresh eugnia can be used directly but is best with the addition of sugar because of its high acidity. Fruits are very juicy, up to five inches wide, with a strong fruity aroma. Myrciaria glazioviana Yellow Ztipitata. Description Shrub or small tree to ft. Psidium firmum Savanna Guava. Germination is not uniform and may take up to 80 days; in the conditions described, the germination rate may reach around percent.

Myrciaria aureana White Jaboticaba. Efforts are currently underway in parts of South America to cultivate this species. Edvaldopandolfi Public domain Fruit and flower Photograph by: Native to non-flooding areas of Western Amazonia, Brazil. Also genetic base eugeniia not well known and knowledge about management practices is so limited that it is impossible to make realistic projections. Psidium friedrichsthalianum Cas Guava.

Eugenia uniflora Surinam Cherry. Acmena smithii Eugenia smithii Lilly Pilly.

Tropical Plants Database, Ken Fern. Plant Production and Protection Series No. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Psidium rufum Purple Guava. Close-up of the fruit Photograph by: Comments have to be approved before they are shown here. It prefers a drier, tropical environment.

Propagation By seeds, air-layering, grafting or budding. Myrciaria vexator Blue Grape. The seeds are recalcitrant. Psidium acutangulum Para Guava. Eugenia pitanga Savanna Pitanga. If you have any useful information about this plant, please leave a comment.


Ugni myricoides Black Chilean Guava. J Essent Oil Res 15 4: The araca-boi is more commonly used to flavor ice creams, sweets, and beverages.

Eugenia stipitata – Useful Tropical Plants

Publisher Kampong Publications, California. Scientia Horticulturae 3: Uses Sometimes eaten fresh, out of hand, although the fruits are quite acidic. Now containing plants. After 40 days in cold storage, they lose more than 70 percent of their viability.

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Consequently, seed beds must be established in the first five days after the seeds have been harvested. Psidium copacabanensis Copacabana Guava. Eugenia reinwardtiana Cedar Bay Cherry.

Syzygium versteegii Syzygium versteegii. Syzygium suborbiculare Lady Apple. Growing Environment Minimal information is available.

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.