Litsea. Litsea garciae. a.k.a. Engkala. Small fruit, only ” across, with pink to purple skin that is said to have an excellent delicate, avocado-like flavor. ~Engkala~ Litsea garciae Local Borneo names: Kangkala, Medang, Pangalaban, Ta’ang. Common names: Wuru Lilin, Tebulus aka Butter-Fruit Native to the. Plant Name: Engkala Tree Season of Interest: Summer Plant Category: Tropical Fruit Tree Foliage: Deciduous Species: Litsea garciae Soil Type: Loam, Peat.

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Zinc is required for the maintenance of healthy cells in the cardiovascular system along with the reduction of oxidative ljtsea and inflammation. Get to Know Us. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? This plant is usually cultivated for its edible fruit which has a similar flavor of avocado. Terms and conditions apply.

Its origin is regarded to be in Philippines. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics.

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They have thin pink or red skinned and fleshy body. The round fruits 35 to 45 mm in diameterflattened litsa and bottom, have thin, edible bright pink skins. The foliage looks somewhat like that of the avocado, however the leaves are longer and droop more gracefully.


The fruit is prepared by rolling it around a basket, or hitting it with the back of a spoon. The study shows that with the presence of ltisea amounts of Zinc, it helps to lower the tumor growth.

We bought a 1-gallon Litsea garciae on from another source around 3 years ago. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. It is creamy-white and similar to avocado, but softer with a more delicate flavor.

farciae Year ISBN Description The second edition of an excellent guide to the edible uses of plants, though it does not give any details of cultivation etc. Please make sure that you are posting in the form of a question. Zinc is able to assist the healthy cell division, prevent the mutation of cancerous cell and growth of tumor.

Litsea garciae

The tree grows up to m high with trunk diameter cm. The balance of Zinc in the blood helps to eliminate the irritation. English Choose a language for shopping. The doctors suggest increasing the intake of zinc. Kangkala, Medang, Pangalaban, Ta’ang Watering: Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go.


Zinc assists to release testosterone, growth of insulin and hormones which is essential for healthy metabolism and build a muscle mass. See questions and answers.

Medium to thick flesh surrounds the single, avocado-like seed 1″. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers.

Litsea garciae – Useful Tropical Plants

Alopecia is the health condition in which one suffers from the hair loss. It grows wild in the forests which have medium and low altitudes. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. It properly utilizes the digestive enzymes that are essential for insulin in gadciae to bind the cells so that the glucose could be used as a fuel.

The fruit can be used in the same way as the avocado. In addition to the botanical information the flora also gives basic information on habitat and some uses.

It is the chronic and inflammatory skin disorder which is caused due to the deficiency of zinc.