Genipapo

Macro closeup raw Genipa americana jenipapo fruit cut in half
Synonyms:
Huito
Categories: Medicinal Plant
Genipa_americana (Wikipedia)

Genipa americana
Genipa americana.jpg
Flower
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom:Plantae
Clade:Tracheophytes
Clade:Angiosperms
Clade:Eudicots
Clade:Asterids
Order:Gentianales
Family:Rubiaceae
Genus:Genipa
Species:
G. americana
Binomial name
Genipa americana
Synonyms
List
    • Genipa americana var. caruto K.Schum.
    • Genipa americana var. riobranquensis Kuhlm.
    • Genipa americana f. grandifolia Chodat & Hassl.
    • Genipa americana f. jorgensenii Steyerm.
    • Genipa americana f. parvifolia Chodat & Hassl.
    • Genipa barbata Presl
    • Genipa brasiliana A.Rich.
    • Genipa brasiliensis (Spreng.) Baill.
    • Genipa caruto Kunth
    • Genipa codonocalyx Standl.
    • Genipa excelsa K.Krause
    • Genipa grandifolia Pers.
    • Genipa humilis Vell.
    • Genipa oblongifolia Ruiz & Pav.
    • Genipa oleosa Rojas
    • Genipa pubescens DC.
    • Genipa venosa Standl.

Genipa americana (/ˈɛnɪpə/) is a species of trees in the family Rubiaceae. It is native to the tropical forests of North and South America, as well as the Caribbean.

Genipapo (Wiktionary)

English

Noun

genipapo (plural genipapos)

  1. Alternative form of genipap
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