Engraving from H.Sloane (1707 Jamaican voyage... )
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Places where this species can be found :
- Grand Etang - GRENADA
- River Sallee - GRENADA
- Barra de la Cruz - HUGHESFRP
DescriptionLow branched Tree to 7m, often with stem almost hori\ontal; Leaflets serrated nr apex. Flowers axillary,. Living fences and common in gardens. There is a purple and yellow fruited form.
InterestEasily roots from cuttings, and has edible fruits. In grenada the leaves are used to control insects, especially flies, in houses (Politi, 1996). The plant is also used like S.mombin.