Camu-camu is a riparian bush native to the Amazon basin. The fruit is citric and has high levels of vitamin C—as much as 30 times greater than that found in other fruits. In Colombia, camu-camu grows along the banks of waterways in the Putumayo River basin.
Community: Indigenous and peasant communities in Amazonas
Production System: Sustainable harvesting of riparian forests, sometimes by canoe
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