|SPONDIAS CYTHEREA - Ambarella, Otaheite Apple |
A smooth, gray bark; large deciduous tree from the South Pacific. Resistant to drought. Fruit is oval 1-3", with tough, orange-yellow skin, pale yellow, firm, juicy, nearly acid pulp. Has a large spiny seed. The fruit is eaten fresh or in jelly. Propagated by air layer, large cutting or shield budding.