The fruit pulp of Endopleura uchi growing in the Brazilian Amazon possesses a high oleic acid content, high amounts of dietary fibres and phytosterols, as well as notable contents of vitamin C, vitamin E and minerals (1).

(1) Marx, F, Andrade, EA, Zoghbi, MGB, Maia, JS (2002) Studies of edible Amazonian plants. Part 5: Chemical characterisation of Amazonian Endopleura uchi fruits. European Food Research and Technology 214 (4)