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Flueggea leucopyrus, Flueggea microcarpa.

Flueggea leucopyrus Willd. Euphorbiaceae.

East Indies. The small, round, whitish-colored fruit is a little bitter to the taste but is eaten in India by the poor.

Flueggea microcarpa Blume.

Old World tropics. The fruit, a white, globose, dehiscent berry, one-sixth inch in diameter, is eaten. The berries are eaten by the natives of eastern tropical Africa.


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



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