pouteria campechiana

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Small tropical tree (up to 30ft, 10m) that stays green year round, with shiny, leathery ribbed pointed oval leaves, and an edible golden yellow fruit who’s texture is similar to a cooked egg yolk. It’s shape is like a bullet-shaped egg. Popular from Mexico and Florida to Taiwan and Vietnam. Can be used in custards, smoothies or just eaten raw. High in vitamin A, C, carotene, niacin, calcium, iron, phosphorus. Used as anti-cancer, anti-tumor, antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory, anti-fungal, anti-bacterial for Candida, E Coli, etc. Tree is ok down to almost freezing but not below.
Edible Plant Guide © 2012 Markus Rothkranz
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(2007): Brosimum alicastrum, Chionanthus oblanceolatus, Dialium guianensis, Pouteria campechiana, Protium copal, Quararibea funebris y Rinorea guatemalensis en nuestro estudio obtuvieron un InVal[mayor que o igual a]70%.
Arbol Pouteria campechiana (Kunth) Baehni * Arbol Pouteria reticulata (Eng.) Eymma Arbol Pouteria sp.
The carotenoids of Pouteria campechiana. Journal of the National Science Foundation of Sri Lanka, Colombo, v.
TABELA 1--Teor de lipideos totais e umidade em polpa e semente de canistel (Pouteria campechiana.) Lipideos Totais (%) Umidade (%) Canistel Media [+ or -] DP Media [+ or -] DP Polpa 0,61 [+ or -] 0,03 49,5 [+ or -] 0,2 Semente 4,62 [+ or -] 0,15 47,25 [+ or -] 0,08 Media e desvio-padrao (DP) para determinacao de lipideos (n = 3) e umidade (n = 2) TABELA 2--Identificacao de carotenoides em polpa de canistel (Pouteria campechiana).
dorsalis, i.e., avocado (Persea americana Mill.), cashew nuts (Anacardium occidentale L.), canistel (Pouteria campechiana (Kunth) Baehni), dragon fruit (Hylocereus undatus (Haw.) Britton & Rose), guava (Psidium guajava L.), litchi (Litchi chinensis Sonn.), mango (Mangifera indica L.), miracle fruit (Synsepalum dulcificum (Schumach.
Pertence a familia Sapotaceae, na qual se incluem aproximadamente 70 generos e mais de 800 especies, dentre as quais se encontram o caimito (Chrysophyllum caimito), o abiu (Pouteria caimito), o canistel (Pouteria campechiana) e o sapoti (Manilkara zapota) (Balerdi et al., 2005).