Other common names are Milk Tree, Couba, Sorva, Sorva Grande, Leche Caspi, Leche Huayo, Aso, Fransoco, and Wansoka. Native to Central and South. latapi latapi caspi latapicaspi lati lattsimin lebiza lecillo lech leche , , leche amarilla , How do you say Leche caspi (Couma macrocarpa)? Listen to the audio pronunciation of Leche caspi (Couma macrocarpa) on pronouncekiwi.

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When the bark is cut or broken, there issues from it a rich creamy latex that is sweet and palatable[]. QR Code What’s this? Retrieved from ” https: The bark is thick and dark-coloured. Views Read Edit View history. Fruit – raw[ ]. It also includes polymers such as butadiene-styrene, vinyl acetate, and polyethylene which were more recently designed and are utilized to maximize elasticity and incorporate o Infusion of leaves is used as a beverage.

We were only three quests on this magnificent Selva Viva ship with 6 people crew members, including captain, navigator, a guide, two French NGO employees and two Peruvian ladies cooking amazing breakfast, lunch and dinner for us everyday. The flowers are small. Gum base is the non-nutritive, non-digestible, water-insoluble masticatory delivery system used to carry sweeteners, flavors, and any other substances in chewing gum and bubble gum.

The people who live in the villages farm and fish in different locations throughout the Amazon, and utilize the river as their main source of transportation.


The succulent pulp is sweet and extremely glutinous[ ]. People live their isolated lives and seemingly nothing has changed caapi the past years. Poisonous plants Revolvy Brain revolvybrain. Oswaldo holding a tree branch with termites nest. The wood is used for interior millwork, general construction, furniture components, fibreboard, boxes, and crates. Leche huayo, leche caspi Ethnobotany The sticky white latex is sweet and used for treating diarreah often mixed with manioc flour and skin ailments.

It adapts well to ultisols and oxisols and can tolerate long dry periods. The fruits are caapi, milky, and sweet-tasting and attract monke These include petroleum-derived polymers such as paraffin and petroleum waxes.

Right plant wrong place. Today many tourists come here to participate in the leceh Ayahuasca ceremonies. The fruits are chewy, milky, and sweet-tasting and attract monkeys. It also includes natural waxes like beeswax and latex natural rubber.

Cas;i feedback about Huayo: Caspi topic Caspi may refer to: The life in the Amazon rainforest seems to be flowing at a slow phase. The moment we departed, on the banks of the the Amazon river about 30 km upstream from the city of Iquitos is the town of Tamshiyacu.

Czspi macrocarpa – Barb. The latex is known as glutta-percha and has a wide range of uses like as insulating material for electricity wiring, or moulded into ornate furniture, pistol grips, etc.

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The fruits are sweet, chewy and milky in taste. It contains latex[ ]. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Couma macrocarpa. Two French NGO employees that assisted the crew on the boat had access to many villages and knew people who live there by helping them in many different ways. The Amazon basin accounts for roughly one-fifth of the world’s total river flow. This page was last edited on 21 Marchat They specially hunt se Gutta-percha can be moulded into any shape and has been used to make items such as ornate furniture, pistol grips, acid-resistant receptacles and?


In the Peruvian Amazon it is cultivated for its latex. A latex exudes from the cut or broken bark. Plants For A Future have a number of books available in paperback and digital form.

Because of their size, they should be placed on the edges of fields. Handling plant may cause skin irritation or allergic reaction. Synthetic coagulated or concentrated latices: An “uncontacted people” until ,[1] they have since lost half of their population, primarily to disease.

Our new book to be released soon is Edible Shrubs. Only comments or links that are felt to be directly relevant to a plant will be included. The latex has been harvested for use in plastics and rubber. The men hunt using blowguns, with darts coated with curare “manyi”, a poison made from different plants curares. Modern nomads Revolvy Brain revolvybrain. This tree was heavily exploited in the past because the latex was exported for use in plastics, wiring, golf balls, and rubber.

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