genipa


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Noun1.genipa - any tree of the genus Genipa bearing yellow flowers and edible fruit with a thick rindgenipa - any tree of the genus Genipa bearing yellow flowers and edible fruit with a thick rind
fruit tree - tree bearing edible fruit
genus Genipa - tropical American evergreen trees or shrubs bearing yellow flowers and succulent edible fruit with a thick rind
Genipa Americana, genipap fruit, jagua, marmalade box - tree of the West Indies and northern South America bearing succulent edible orange-sized fruit
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Genipap (Genipa Americana L.) is a soft brown berry fruit widely distributed in tropical Central and South America (Porto et al., 2014).
Rubiaceae Faramea sessilifolia Rubiaceae Ferdinandusa rudgeoides (4) Rubiaceae Genipa sp.
En relacion con el "huito", Genipa americana, su uso como tinte para fibra es bastante generalizado, obteniendose los colores negro y azul, dependiendo de la cantidad de fruto a utilizar.
Asimismo, para el uso ritual era sumamente frecuente la pintura negra-azulada de caruto (E: ware, L: Genipa sp.) mezclada con una resina muy aromatica conocida popularmente como karana (E: ayawa, L: Protium heptaphylum), que podia aplicarse tanto en lineas geometricas como por medio de los sellos corporales (E: mapiyo).
Common tree species associated with the Rio Paraguay watershed in the Southern Pantanal ecoregion include: timbo'y (Albizia inundata, Fabaceae), jakare pito (Crataeva tapia, Capparaceae), timbo colorado (Enterolobium timbouva, Mimosaceae), handypa (Genipa americana, Rubiaceae), yvyra ne (Microlobius foetidus paraguensis, Fabaceae), casita (Sapindus saponaria, Sapindaceae), villetana (Triplaris gardneriana, Polygonaceae), and kuati'y (Vochysia tucanorum, Vochysiaceae) (Guyra Paraguay, unpubl.).