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Places where this species can be found :
- Beausejour Bay - GRENADA
DescriptionLvs 10-16cm x 5-8cm; Fruits 3-10cm diam, with several seeds; leaves golden hairy below.
InterestFrom the west Indian plant name caimito. Tasty fruit and beautiful coppery-leaved tree. There are white and purple, large (>9cm long) and small fruit varieties.
CollectorW.D. Hawthorne, D.Jules
LocationNear Valley end swamp close to sea, swampy and muddy. Zanthoxylum, Casearia guianensis, Tabernaemontana citrifolia, Hura crepitans. On ruins of old rum distillery.
NotesTree 10m. Slash pinkish fibrous. Some small specks of grit. Latex extremely sticky and glue like.