|SPONDIAS MOMBIN - Yellow Mombin, Hog Plum |
This medium-sized, deciduous tree, native to tropical America, is similar to ambarella except the bark is rough. The yellow fruit is smaller, with soft, yellow, subacid pulp and one large seed. It usually ripens on the tree after the leaves have fallen. It is eaten fresh or used in jelly. Propagated by seed or cutting.