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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The globose, yellow-green fruit is about 6cm in diameter, containing a few seeds[ ]. Prefers a shady position. Seed – of short viability, it should be sown as soon as it is ripe in a shady position in a nursery seedbed or in individual containers[ ]. Because of their size, they should be placed on the edges of fields. 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.

Couma macrocarpa is an evergreen Tree growing to 25 m 82ft by 25 m 82ft at a medium rate. A climax tree of the rainforest, found mainly on well-drained sites in upland areas of the Amazon[ ]. They specially hunt se It has sweet and succulent pulp.

Couma macrocarpaknown by the common names leche caspileche huayosorvaand cow treeis a species of tropical plant native to tropical, humid Central and South America from Belize to Bolivia.

The fruit pulp is gummy and a favorite treat for children. Nukak are expert hunters. Low wet mixed forest, or often seen in cleared pastures, at or a little above sea level[ ]. Caspi may refer to: It is hardy to zone UK The fruits are chewy, milky, and sweet-tasting and attract monke Wikimedia Commons has media related to Couma macrocarpa. The actual composition of gum base is usually a trade secret. Lists of flora of Brazil Revolvy Brain revolvybrain.


Member feedback about Couma macrocarpa: Our ship is completely mechanical with no modern day digital gadgets installed. Responses to this crisis include protests, requests for assimilation, and the suicide of leader Maw-be’.

Native to Central and South America, Barca or Couma macrocarpa is a large tropical tree up to 40 m tall with oval leaves in groups of three. They are nomadic hunter-gatherers with seasonal nomadic patterns and in addition they practice a shifting horticulture in small scale.

Ethnobotany The sticky white latex is sweet and used for treating diarreah often mixed with manioc flour and skin ailments. Brosimum utile in the family Moraceae, native to southern Central America and northern South America Couma macrocarpa in the family Apocynaceae, a tropical rain forest tree native to Colombia, also known as leche caspi and perillo negro Gymnema lactiferum, Ceylon cow tree Manilkara bidentata, also known as the Massaranduba tree, from Brazil Views Read Edit View history.

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Therefore it can not move during the nigh time. It is found at variable altitudes from sea level to metres, in non-flooding areas with good drainage and in soils of good fertility. This QR Code is unique to this page. Leche huayo, leche caspi Ethnobotany The sticky white latex is sweet and used for treating diarreah often mixed with manioc flour and skin ailments.

An “uncontacted people” until ,[1] they have since lwche half of their population, primarily to disease.

Allowing this fluid to evaporate and coagulate in the sun produces a hard and durable latex which can be made flexible again with hot water, but which does not become brittle.

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The wood is easy to work with all tools, however there is some difficulty to generate smooth surfaces on quarter-sawn stock due to the interlocked grain; it is easy to nail and screw; and generally finishes well. Gutta-percha is a natural latex obtained from the sap of the tree. You can unsubscribe at anytime. 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.


There are also slightly larger boats that can accommodate up to 12 people that circulate from village to village as public transportation allowing people to move between places as well as kids getting to school. These include petroleum-derived polymers such as paraffin and petroleum waxes.

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In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. The most unique places down the Amazon river are the local villages, where people live their isolated lives.

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. In the Peruvian Amazon it is cultivated for its latex. A latex in the stems can be used in the treatment of amoebiasis, including amoebic dysentery[ ]. Member feedback about Nukak: Infusion of leaves is used as a beverage. This tree was heavily exploited in the past because the latex was exported for use in plastics, wiring, golf balls, and rubber.

For example in one particular place, deep at the end of creek, lives a wilder with his family who gets help from NGO employees growing and protecting medicinal plants.