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Bumelia lanuginosa, Bumelia reclinata.

Bumelia lanuginosa Pers. Sapotaceae. False Buckthorn.

North America. This is a low bush of southern United States which, according to Nuttall, bears an edible fruit as large as a small date.

Bumelia reclinata Vent. Western Buckthorn.

Southwestern United States. In California, Torrey says the fruit is sweet and edible and nearly three-quarters of an inch long.


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



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