Chrysophyllum oliviforme L.

Common Names

Damson plum, Olive plum, Satin leaf

Description

Green or brown or bright red or purple, round, 2 1/2 - 3 inch diameter, scaly skin, transparent seeds, lavender pulp.

Origin

Africa, China, Haiti, Israel, Jamaica, South America, Thailand

Comments

Host for fruit flies (including Anastrepha suspensa, Bactrocera curcurbitae, & Ceratitis capitata), moths (Pyralidae), and mealybugs.


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