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This fruit has an average of 2.5 inches in length and 1 inch across. It is green when young and turns orange to reddish-orange when ripen, it is not edible and believed to have toxic white tar though the black seeds coated with red flesh are eaten by some local birds. The white tar is used as herbal medicine to cure helps stop bleeding of minor wounds. The tree is grows up to a maximum height of 5 to 6 meters in maturity.
Tropical forests, highland and lowland forest, populated and cultivated lands.
Spotted on Jan 1, 2013
Submitted on Jan 5, 2013