Melicoccus


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Noun1.Melicoccus - tropical American trees and shrubs bearing berriesMelicoccus - tropical American trees and shrubs bearing berries
dicot genus, magnoliopsid genus - genus of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
family Sapindaceae, Sapindaceae, soapberry family - chiefly tropical New and Old World deciduous and evergreen trees and shrubs bearing leathery drupes with yellow translucent flesh; most plants produce toxic saponins
genip, ginep, honey berry, mamoncillo, Melicocca bijuga, Melicocca bijugatus, Spanish lime, Spanish lime tree - tropical American tree bearing a small edible fruit with green leathery skin and sweet juicy translucent pulp
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Melicoccus bijugatus Jacquin (Sapindaceae), quenepa: a new host plant record for the citrus fruit borer, Gymnandrosoma aurantianum Lima, 1927 (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) and the genus Gymnandrosoma in Puerto Rico.
Obendorf, "Characterisation of phenolics by LC-UV/Vis, LC-MS/MS and sugars by GC in Melicoccus bijugatus Jacq.
Ademas, se encuentra rodeado de arboles frutales como el mango (Mangifera indica) y mamon (Melicoccus bijugatus) y de especies como matarraton (Gliricidia sepium), sabanero (Tecoma stans), trebol (Platymiscium pinnatum), utilizadas principalmente para la produccion de carbon vegetal y extraccion de madera; lo cual ha influido en la perdida de especies vegetales nativas y en la modificacion de la estructura de la vegetacion.
Characteristic combination of cuya with guairaje (Sideroxylon salicifolium with Eugenia maleolens, 5 plots) Vertical Abundance- Presence Species structure Coverage Degree Canopy layer Sideroxylon salicifolium (Dipholis D 2 V salicifolia) Bursera simaruba D 2 V Gymnanthes lucida I 2 V Eugenia maleolens I 3 V Guettarda elliptica I 1 V Exostema caribaeum I 1 V Colubrina elliptica I 1 V Oxandra lanceolata I 1 IV Leucaena leucocephala I 2 IV Guapira obtusata I 1 IV Acacia macracantha O 1 IV Shrub layer Randia aculeata -- 1 V Coccothrinax fragans -- 1 V Amyris elemifera -- 1 V Maytenus buxifolia -- 1 V Erythroxylum rotundifolium -- 1 V Herbaceous layer Erythroxylum havanense -- 1 V Randia spinifex -- 1 IV Melicoccus bijugatus -- 1 IV Croton lucidus -- 1 IV Drypetes sp.
papaya L.) (Andrade-Rodriguez et al., 2008), manzana golden (Spondias dulcis Parkinson), lima o limoncillo (Melicoccus bijugatus Jacq.), tamarindo (Tamarindus indica L.), chicozapote (Manilkara zapota L.) (Morales-Payan y Santos, 1997 a, b).
Along the road from place to place there were houses shaded with Mangoes (Mangifera indica), Taparo (Crescentia cujete), Pomalaca (Syzygium malaccense), Muco or Mamon (Melicoccus bijugatus), Jobo (Spondias mombin) and Plum trees (Spondias purpurea), Papaya trees (Carica papaya), Avocado trees (Persea americana) and an occasional Cotton shrub (Gossypium barbadense).