Cupuacu (Theobroma grandiflorum), also spelled cupuassu, cupuazu, cupu assu, and copoasu, is a tropical rainforest tree related to cacao.Common throughout the Amazon basin, it is widely cultivated in the jungles of Colombia, Bolivia and Peru and in the north of Brazil, with the largest production in Para followed by Amazonas, Rondonia and Acre.The pulp of the cupuacu fruit is widely consumed throughout Central and South America, and is used to make ice creams, snack bars, and other value added products.
Cupuacu trees usually range from 5-15 m (16-49 ft) in height, though some can reach 20 m (66 ft). They have brown bark, and the leaves range from 25-35 cm (9.8-13.8 in) long and 6-10 cm (2.
leaves range : 25-35 cm
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