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ma·mon·cil·lo

 (mä′mōn-sē′yō)
n. pl. ma·mon·cil·los
See genip.

[American Spanish, from diminutive of mamón, papaya, genip, from Spanish, suckling, sucker (probably applied to the genip because the flesh of its fruit is sucked out of its skin whole), from mamar, to suck, from Old Spanish, from Latin mammāre, to give suck, from mamma, breast, teat; see mā- in Indo-European roots.]
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Noun1.mamoncillo - tropical American tree bearing a small edible fruit with green leathery skin and sweet juicy translucent pulpmamoncillo - tropical American tree bearing a small edible fruit with green leathery skin and sweet juicy translucent pulp
genip, Spanish lime - round one-inch Caribbean fruit with green leathery skin and sweet juicy translucent pulp; eaten like grapes
fruit tree - tree bearing edible fruit
genus Melicocca, genus Melicoccus, Melicocca, Melicoccus - tropical American trees and shrubs bearing berries
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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.
Cook, Melicoccus bijugatus Jacq., Guazuma ulmifolia Lam., Bursera simaruba (L.) Sargent, Albizia lebbeck (L.) Benth.
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.
alicastrum, Amaioua corymbosa, Fridericia chica, Capparidastrum frondosum, Mucuna mutisiana, Melicoccus bijugatus, Urera baccifera, Justicia sp., y Cecropia sp.; no obstante, estos tambien hacen parte del segundo grupo conformado por aquellas especies que estan presentes en el bosque y el borde, pero se encuentran mejor representadas en el bosque.
indica, Artocarpus altilis (Parkinson) Fosberg, Erythrina fusca Lour, Pseudobombax septenatum (Jacq.) Dugand, Melicoccus bijugatus Jacq., Bursera simaruba (L.) Sarg., Hymenaea courbaril L., Diospyros sp L., Guadua angustifolia Kunth y Cocos nucifera L.
Igualmente, desde el punto de vista frutal, hay especies de importancia como Mangifera indica (Anacardiaceae), Spondias mombin (Anacardiaceae) y Melicoccus bijugatus (Sapindaceae).
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).
arrurruz 102) Medicago sativa alfalfa 103) Megathyrsus maximus pasto guinea 104) Melicoccus bijugatus mamon 105) Melilotos albus melilotus 106) Miscanthus giganteus pasto elefante 107) Mucuna pruriens var.
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).
Physical characteristics of mammon fruit (Melicoccus bijugatus Jacq.) according to its location in the tree and the storage temperature