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Acerola

Malpighia emarginata

Description:

similar appearance to a cherry.

Habitat:

Casa 12 - Condominio Recanto Villas, Lauro de Freitas, BA - Brasil

Notes:

We had an acerola tree in our backyard while living in Brazil. It has the highest Vitamin-C content of any fruit (reportedly 20 times more than an orange). makes great juice.

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PaulMire
Spotted by
PaulMire

Lauro de Freitas, Bahia, Brazil

Spotted on Apr 3, 2002
Submitted on Aug 3, 2012

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