2008
DOI: 10.1590/s0100-67622008000600004
View full text |Buy / Rent full text
|
Sign up to set email alerts
|

Abstract: -The exotic tree Muntingia calabura L. (Muntingiaceae), a species native to Central America, is used as fish feed and fiber and cellulose production in Brazil. This study was carried out in urban areas and verified the reproductive biology of this plant species. Flower and fruit morphology, compatibility system, reproductive phenology, pollination and frugivore animals, and germination of disseminated seeds were recorded by standard field and laboratory procedures. This tree is self-compatible and autonomously… Show more

Help me understand this report

Search citation statements

Order By: Relevance

Paper Sections

Select...
3
1
1

Citation Types

0
5
0
7

Year Published

2011
2011
2017
2017

Publication Types

Select...
3

Relationship

1
2

Authors

Journals

citations
Cited by 17 publications
(12 citation statements)
references
References 11 publications
(12 reference statements)
0
5
0
7
Order By: Relevance
“…grows naturally in Central America and was introduced to Brazil as a decorative tree (Bandeira et al, 2013). fruits are soft and sweet and can be consumed in natura and are also used for tart and jam production (Radha & Mathew, 2007;Figueiredo et al, 2008;. Muntingia calabura Linn.…”
Section: Introductionmentioning
confidence: 99%
“…Currently, this plant is well adapted in Brazil due to the favourable weather conditions and soil properties (Lopes et al, 2002;Figueiredo et al, 2008). fruits are known as calabura in Brazil and as Jamaica cherry in the United States of America and Malaysia (Lopes et al, 2002;Figueiredo et al, 2008). fruits are soft and sweet and can be consumed in natura and are also used for tart and jam production (Radha & Mathew, 2007;Figueiredo et al, 2008;.…”
Section: Introductionmentioning
confidence: 99%
See 1 more Smart Citation
“…Thraupidae are among the most frequent seed dispersers of ornithochoric plants in Brazil (Galetti and Pizo, 1996;Gondim, 2001;Sick, 2001;Francisco et al, 2007;Figueiredo et al, 2008). Although Thraupidae did not efficiently disperse large seeds (Levey, 1987) and sometimes dropped the fruits under the mother plant (Sick, 2001), the small seeds of S. granuloso-leprosum were more easily consumed.…”
Section: Discussionmentioning
confidence: 99%
“…A metodologia geral utilizada para a coleta de dados seguiu Figueiredo et al (2008). Assim, a fenologia reprodutiva (épocas de floração e de frutificação) foi estabelecida por meio da observação quinzenal em 10 indivíduos, cinco femininos e cinco masculinos, de março de 2006 a março de 2008.…”
Section: Methodsunclassified