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Genipa americana (Jagua) is a species of tree in the family Rubiaceae. They have a self-supporting growth form. They are native to Maranhao, Bahia, Sergipe, Amapá, Santa Catarina, SãO Paulo, AmazôNia, Tocantins, Piauí, Ceará, ParaíBa, RondôNia, Pará, Caatinga, GoiáS, Mato Grosso Do Sul, Pernambuco, Acre (Brazil), Cerrado, Mata AtlâNtica, Espirito Santo, Paraná, Pantanal, Rio De Janeiro, AmazôNia, Alagoas, Rio Grande Do Norte, Mato Grosso, Roraima, Minas Gerais, Distrito Federal, U.S. Virgin Islands, and Puerto Rico. They have simple, simple leaves. Individuals can grow to 23 m.

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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of jagua. View this species on GBIF