Very rare outside of Brazil, but common in its native range, this is another of the small fruited guabiroba's. The fruits are quite popular locally, with a nice acidic-sweet flavor. The small fruits grow to just 3/4" and there are multiple wild varieties, with ripe skin colors of green, yellow and red-purple.
A small shrub, growing to 2-5 feet. Flowering usually occurs in September and October in its native range, with fruits ripening two months later.
The fruits are eaten fresh.
Native to fields and savannas of central Brazil.