Green colored fruit containing one to four stones (nuts) covered by a yellow pulp. The pulp and nuts are chewed on raw.
Medium sized tree up to 30ft tall. Leaves are hairy and are formed in leaflets of three. One tree may provide several thousand fruits each year.
Eaten fresh out of hand, used as flavoring for various dishes and sweets, and often made into a liqueur.
Native to hot, scrub-land regions of Northern and Western Brazil.