Clidemia sp., Clidemia dependens.

Related entry: Maieta

Clidemia sp.? Melastomaceae. Indian Currant.

Tropical America. A genus of shrubs the berry of which is fleshy and edible.

Clidemia dependens D. Don.

Peru. This shrub furnishes a gooseberry-like fruit of little value.

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