TROPICAL PLANT ENCYCLOPEDIA


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Number of plants found: 3    

Lecythis minor, Lecythis elliptica, Monkey Pot

Lecythis minor, Lecythis elliptica

Monkey Pot
Family: Lecythidaceae
Origin: Tropical America
Small tree 10-20 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterWhite/off-white flowers



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Lecythis pisonis, Monkey Pot, Paradise Nut, Sabucaia Nut

Lecythis pisonis

Monkey Pot, Paradise Nut, Sabucaia Nut
Family: Lecythidaceae
Origin: Tropical America
Small tree 10-20 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterBlue/lavender/purple flowersEthnomedical plant.
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The fruit of the tree is shaped like a pot and small enough for a monkey to use.





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Lecythis zabucajo , Monkey Pot, Sapucaia, Sapukaina, Sapucai Nut, Paradise Nut

Lecythis zabucajo

Monkey Pot, Sapucaia, Sapukaina, Sapucai Nut, Paradise Nut
Family: Lecythidaceae
Origin: South America
Big tree > 20 ftSmall tree 10-20 ftSemi-shadeRegular waterDeciduousEdibleUltra tropical, min. temperature 55F

Slow growing tree bearing large fruits up to a foot in diameter, yields the delicious sapucaia nuts. Its bark separates into thin sheets, like paper, used by the natives for cigarette wrappers. Very rare and hard to get plant.



Lecythis zabucajo , Monkey Pot, Sapucaia, Sapukaina, Sapucai Nut, Paradise Nut
Lecithis sp.
Lecythis zabucajo , Monkey Pot, Sapucaia, Sapukaina, Sapucai Nut, Paradise Nut
Lecythis zabucajo , Monkey Pot, Sapucaia, Sapukaina, Sapucai Nut, Paradise Nut
Lecythis zabucajo , Monkey Pot, Sapucaia, Sapukaina, Sapucai Nut, Paradise Nut


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