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Lepisanthes fruticosa , Chammaliang

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Lepisanthes fruticosa

Family: Sapindaceae
Origin: SE Asia
Small tree 10-20 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterBlue/lavender/purple flowersEdible

The fruit is a subglobose to ellipsoid berry up to 4 cm in diameter. At ripening, it is dark red to black. The flesh is sweet. The fruit can be eaten fresh, as it is sweet when ripe. The seeds are eaten roasted.

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