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Ochrocarpos africana, Ochrocarpos longifolius.

Ochrocarpos africana Oliver. Guttiferae.

Tropical Africa. The fruit is twice the size of a man's fist; the rind is brown and thick, and the pulp is yellow and excellent.

Ochrocarpos longifolius Benth. & Hook. f.

East Indies. The fruit is similar to an acorn in size and appearance. Between the stone and the rind is a soft, pulpy juice of rosewater flavor, considered very agreeable by some. Its fruit is delicious to the taste.


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



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