Quararibea cordata

  • T. K. Lim


Matisia occurs wild in the humid lowland rainforests of Peru, Ecuador and adjacent areas of Brazil, especially around the mouth of the Javari River. It is common in the western part of Amazonas, southwestern Venezuela, and in the Cauca and Magdalena Valleys of Colombia. It thrives especially well near the sea at Tumaco, Colombia. The fruits are commonly sold in the markets of Antioquia, Buenaventura and Bogotá, Colombia; Puerto Viejo, Ecuador; the Brazilian towns of Tefé, Esperanca, Sao Paulo de Olivenca, Tabetinga, Benjamin Constant and Atalaia do Norte.


Citrus Sinensis Edible Portion Phenolic Compound Content Short Pedicelled Abundant Moisture 
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Selected References

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.CanberraAustralia

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