Small fruit, only 1-1.5" across, with pink to purple skin that is said to have an excellent delicate, avocado-like flavor. The fruits are little known, but reputedly well-liked by those who have had the chance to try them.
Tropical tree which loves water and is often found growing near rivers and streams.
Eaten fresh or used to prepare foods. The fruit can be used in the same way as the avocado. Litsea seeds contain fats that are used in the production of soaps and candles.
Native to the Sarawak and Sabah regions of Borneo, in Malaysia and Indonesia.