jaboticaba tree

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Related to jaboticaba tree: Myrciaria cauliflora
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Noun1.jaboticaba tree - small evergreen tropical tree native to Brazil and West Indies but introduced into southern United States; grown in Brazil for its edible tough-skinned purple grapelike fruit that grows all along the branches
jaboticaba - tough-skinned purple grapelike tropical fruit grown in Brazil
genus Myrciaria, Myrcia, Myrciaria - a genus of tropical American trees and shrubs of the myrtle family
fruit tree - tree bearing edible fruit
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Thirty five genotypes of jaboticaba trees were found and georeferenced in nine municipalities of Reconcavo da Bahia: Cabaceiras do Paraguacu, Cruz das Almas, Governador Mangabeira, Maragogipe, Muritiba Santo Antonio de Jesus, Sapeacu, Sao Felipe, and Sao Felix, constituting isolated materials or small groups in farms, with geographic positions between S 12[degrees]08'19" to S 12[degrees]57'77" and W 039[degrees]02'30" to W 039[degrees]15'45", visually considered of the same species of Plinia (Table 1).