Identifiion of functional compounds in baru (Dipteryx
May 01,2020· 1. Introduction. Baru (Dipteryx alata Vog.) tree is a species of shrub belonging to the legume plants from Fabaceae family (Lemos,Siqueira,Arruda,& Zaiazi,2012),being the seed of its fruit,called baru nut (Siqueira et al.,2012).Baru nut is classified as a fruit of the drupe type,which has a fibrous pulp with a hardened center containing a single edible seed (Freitas & Naves,2010).