A little known fruit tree bearing round 1-1 1/2" fruits that can ripen to yellow or green. There are a few different naturally occurring varieties that have varying fruit colors. Pulp is said to be aromatic and quite sweet in flavor.
A small, deciduous tree growing to 10-25 feet. Has long, tubular, fragrant white flowers.
Fruits can be eaten fresh when extra ripe. They are also used to make beverages and ice cream. The fruits are collected wild in their native range. Rarely cultivated.
Native to scrubland regions of central Brazil.
Forest Num Num
|Plumeria obtusa, P. rubra|