General Science and Philosophy


Planting of Jaboticaba Trees for Landscape Repair o f Degraded Area

Authors: Marcia Regina Risso Gobato, Ricardo Gobato, Alireza Heidari

The Jaboticaba, (Myrciaria cauliflora, Berg), known as black pearl fruit and grape of the trees in China. Native to South America, mainly in south-central Brazil, Paraguay and Argentina. Also grown in South Florida (U. S.), Caribbean, Venezuela, Peru and China (Mainland). The fruit stands out in the popular preference due to the sweetness of the fruits which makes the consumption in natura viable. Chosen as a suggestion of recovery and revitalization of the landscape of small urban area degraded by human intervention. From tasty fruits like tropical grapes, their flowers sprout on the trunk and on the main branches, and sometimes on the new branches. It pre sents small white flowers, of small pollen and yellow that emits a delicious fragrance. Once formed, the Jaboticaba wi ll leave the central bed with lush environment presents good shading, delicious fruits to be enjoyed for human consumption and local wildlife, such as wild birds and hares.

Comments: 9 Pages. Keywords: Eugenia cauliflora , Garden, Guapuru, Jaboticaba, Jia Bao Fuit, Landsc ape, Myrciaria cauliflora , Ybapuru. Landscape Architecture and Regional Planning 2018; 3(1): 1-9 doi: 10.11648/j.larp.2018

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