spicata (Cav.) DC.
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Keywords in this picture :
- Lamina leaf blade
- Leaf parts
- Flower part
- Leaf blade glands etc
- Flower & fruit
- Plant parts
Places where this species can be found :
- Annandale Falls - GRENADA
- Morne Gazo - GRENADA
InterestThe timber of some species is known as surette. or serette The globose fruits, which mature in the autumn and winter, reach a diameter of up to I inch (2.5 cm), and contain 3 seeds. The juicy pulp is too acid for eating out of hand but can be used to make jelly or jam.
CollectorW.D. Hawthorne, S.Cable & D. Jules
LocationAlong main nature trail.
NotesTree 20 m tall. TRUNK: 'podgy', unbuttressed, slightly fluted at base. BARK: rough, grey-brown, red, large prominent but sparse lenticels. SLASH: soft, fibrous , very chunky. LEAVES: fallen. FLOWERS: yellow.