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Matisia cordata.

Botanical name:

Matisia cordata Humb. & Bonpl. Malvaceae (Bombacaceae). Chupa-Chupa. Sapota.

A tree of New Granada. The oval fruit, about five inches long and three inches broad, in taste has been compared to an apricot or to a mango. It is sold in the markets of New Granada and Peru.


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



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