|GARCINIA DULCIS - Rata |
A medium-size tree with an upright growth habit and a cone-shaped canopy. The leaves are shiny green, reddish when young, and make a lovely ornamental. The fruit is yellow, thin-skinned and smooth. The soft yellow flesh has a butter-like consistency and pleasant acid flavor. It can be eaten fresh, served in sherbets or made into fruit paste or butter. Propagated by seed or air layer.