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Leonia glycycarpa.

Botanical name:

Leonia glycycarpa Ruiz & Pav. Violaceae.

A tree of Peru, the fruit of which is called achocon. The fruits are the size of a peach, with a rough, netted skin and sweet pulp, which is eaten by the Peruvians and is much relished.


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



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