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Aberia caffra.

Botanical name:

Aberia caffra Harv. & Sond. Bixineae (Flacourtiaceae). Kai Apple. Kau Apple. Kei Apple.

South Africa. The fruits are of a golden-yellow color, about the size of a small apple. They are used by the natives for making a preserve and are so exceedingly acid when fresh that the Dutch settlers prepare them for their tables, as a pickle, without vinegar.


Sturtevant's Edible Plants of the World, 1919, was edited by U. P. Hedrick.



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