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Useful Tropical Plants

Vasconcellea crassipetala

(V.M.Badillo) V.M.Badillo

Caricaceae

+ Synonyms

Carica crassipetala V.M.Badillo

Common Name:

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General Information

Vasconcellea crassipetala is a small evergreen tree.
The fruit is sometimes gathered from the wild for local consumption.

Known Hazards

None known

Botanical References


Range

Northern S. America - Colombia.

Habitat

Not known

Properties

Edibility Rating *  *
HabitEvergreen Tree
Height3.00 m
Cultivation StatusWild

Cultivation Details

Not known

Edible Uses

Fruit[
670
Title
Study of the Cultivation Potential of Native Fruit Species in Loja Province, Ecuador
Publication
 
Author
Scheldeman X.
Website
http://www.tropicallab.ugent.be/start.htm
Publisher
 
Year
0
ISBN
 
Description
A partial study, published on the Internet, of the family Caricaceae, with some very good photographs. Also, some notes on the Cherimoya.
].

Medicinal

None known

Other Uses

None known

Propagation

Seed - sow in individual containers or in a nursery seedbed in light shade. Germination can be slow and difficult, taking about 30 days[
670
Title
Study of the Cultivation Potential of Native Fruit Species in Loja Province, Ecuador
Publication
 
Author
Scheldeman X.
Website
http://www.tropicallab.ugent.be/start.htm
Publisher
 
Year
0
ISBN
 
Description
A partial study, published on the Internet, of the family Caricaceae, with some very good photographs. Also, some notes on the Cherimoya.
]. Seedlings can be planted out when 4 - 6 months old[
670
Title
Study of the Cultivation Potential of Native Fruit Species in Loja Province, Ecuador
Publication
 
Author
Scheldeman X.
Website
http://www.tropicallab.ugent.be/start.htm
Publisher
 
Year
0
ISBN
 
Description
A partial study, published on the Internet, of the family Caricaceae, with some very good photographs. Also, some notes on the Cherimoya.
].

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