A wild persimmon measuring up to 3" across. The skin is mottled green-yellow, often with black spots. Flesh is white, thin, with a mildly sweet flavor. The fruits are rare in the wild and not cultivated.
A semi-deciduous tree growing to 15-30 feet. In its native range, flowering occurs between August and October, with fruits ripening a couple of months after.
Fruits can be eaten fresh, though there is minimal pulp and it doesn't easily separate from the seeds and rind. This species is not cultivated.
Native to semi-deciduous forests of central and eastern Brazil. It is uncommon in its natural habitat.
South African Star Apple