Aberemoa guianensis Aubl.
Guatteria aberemoa Dunal
Guatteria calophylla R.E.Fr.
Guatteria excellens R.E.Fr.
Guatteria multivenia Diels
Guatteria robusta R.E.Fr.
Guatteria guianensis is an evergreen tree that can grow from 3 - 25 metres tall. The bole can be 4 - 25cm in diameter[
The tree is harvested from the wild for local use as a medicine, food and source of wood.
S. America - Brazil, Peru, Ecuador, Colombia, French Guiana.
]. Non-inundated forest, on clayey to sandy soils; at elevations up to 800 metres[
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Plants can produce fruit all year round[
Fruit - a sweet, edible pulp[
]. The fruits are produced in bunches of 20 - 75; reddish black to black when ripe, the ellipsoid fruits are 13 - 25mm long and 8 - 15mm wide, each containing a single large seed[
A decoction of the bark is used as an external wash in the treatment of scabies, and painful conditions of the male and female genital organs, characterized by an accumulation of pus[
The wood is used locally for constructing houses[
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