Other economic plants and fruits having a wide distribution are tobacco, maize, rice, beans, sweet potatoes, bananas, cacao (Theobroma cacao), mandioca or cassava (Manihot utilitissima), aipim or sweet mandioca (M.
Cacau (Theobroma cacao) is an indigenous product and is extensively cultivated on the Caribbean slopes.
oz.; (2) Suppositoria Morphinae, made with a basis of oil of theobroma, strength 4 gr.
Among the more common fruit-trees, some of which are exotics, may be mentioned cacao (Theobroma), orange, lemon, lime, pine-apple, banana, guava (Psidium), breadfruit (Artocarpus), cashew (A nacardium), alligator pear (Pers ea), with the apple, peach, pear, and other fruits of the temperate zone on the elevated plateaus.
Chocolate is made from the seeds of the tree Theobroma cacao.
Cocoa butter (theobroma oil / theobroma cacao) is a pure edible vegetable fat that comes from the cacao bean.
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