Batoko plum, Flacourtia inermis

Batoko plum
Flacourtia inermis

Description: This shrub or small tree has dark green, alternate, simple leaves. Its
fruits are bright red and contain six or more seeds.

Habitat and Distribution: This plant is a native of the Philippines but is widely
cultivated for its fruit in other areas. It can be found in clearings and at the edges of
the tropical rain forests of Africa and Asia.

Edible Parts: Eat the fruit raw or cooked.



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