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Omphalocarpum sp., Navel Fruit
Omphalocarpum procerum seeds

Omphalocarpum sp.

Navel Fruit
Family: Sapotaceae
Origin: Tropical Africa
Big tree > 20 ftFull sunRegular waterModerate waterWhite/off-white flowersEthnomedical plant.
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Omphalocarpum is a genus of tall, tropical African tree belonging to the family Sapotaceae, remarkable for the large fruits growing directly from the trunk.

The plant flowers and fruits throughout the year, the fruits taking about one year to ripen.




Link to this plant:
https://toptropicals.com/catalog/uid/omphalocarpum_sp.htm