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Cerrado Bucupari Fruit Plant (Peritassa Campestis)

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Cerrado Bacupari (Peritassa Campestis):

Common Names: Bucupari, Cerrado Bucupari, Bacupari De Moita, Tufao

Botanical Name: Peritassa Campestis

General Information: An erect shrub, less than 1.5 meters tall, native to South America (Argentina, Paraguay, Brazil). It produces 4-7 cm glabrous yellow/orange berries with sweet, juicy, and scarce pulp. Fruits typically ripen from October to November in their native habitats.

Medicinal Uses: Bacupari is renowned for its medicinal purposes. The leaves are believed to contain potent nutrients for cancer healing. Additionally, it's used to treat skin disorders, urinary tract infections, and hormonal imbalances. The fruit is recommended for detoxification and immune system support. Bacupari is also suggested for weight management due to the fat-neutralizing properties of its garcinia content.

Nutritional Content:

Carbohydrate: 14.9 gm

Proteins: 0.8 gm


Vitamin B2: 0.04 mg

Vitamin B6: 0.05 mg

Vitamin C: 10.3 mg


Phosphorus: 20 mg

Iron: 0.2 mg

Calcium: 6 mg

Potassium: 128 mg

Fiber: 1.7 gm

Water: 83.1 g

Energy: 62 Kcal

Bloom Time/Fruiting: 3 to 4 Years

Maintenance Required: Moderate