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Myciaria pilosa Cambucá do sertão

Myciaria pilosa Cambucá do sertão

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Myciaria pilosa Cambucá do sertão Seeds

Myrciaria pilosa, commonly known as cambucá do sertão (interior cambucá) is a species of plant in the family Myrtaceae. It is native/restricted toendemic to the state of Ceará in the north-east of Brazil. The plant is a small tree that grows to between 1.5 and 2 meters tall, and produces edible, red, spherical fruit around 20mm in diameter.

Despite their small size, Myrciaria are highly valued and can be consumed fresh. When ripe, they can be mashed through a sieve to produce pulp that can be used to make juices, ice cream, and jellies. This plant is also excellent for attracting birds and its flowers are suitable for beekeeping. The tree has ornamental value and can thrive when cultivated in urban afforestation.

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