The tree egg fruit is a vegetable from the Amazon, found in many forests of the north still in its wild state.
This beautiful plant, which can exceed 20 meters in height, has the stem erect, rough bark, and filled with a dense crown of many branches.
Its leaves are entire, simple, elongated, smooth and shiny.
The flowers are small, and numerous white or yellow-green coloration.
Depending on the variety, its fruit can be round or elongated. They are smooth and berries change from green to yellow as they mature. Its flesh is gelatinous when ripe, translucent and very sweet, exuding a sticky latex that coagulates on contact with air, and involves one to four seeds black and smooth.
In the north, the propagation of this tree is made from seeds and their fruit is sold to natural.
SAPOTACEAE - Lucuma caimito
Na Amazônia, do século XIX, devido à cobiça pela borracha, Wawatu, cunhatã do clã Aruak, tem sua aldeia dizimada por brancos. Apesar de ser forçada a viajar para um local desconhecido, casar-se com guerreiro de origem Karib e sofrer com as diferenças de costumes de seus familiares, ela se apaixona.