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Eriobotrya japonica

Description:

Small tree with long, slightly serrated leaves and orange fruits.

Habitat:

I saw them often in this region, also around Pompei.

Notes:

Anyone knows what this is? Are the fruits edible?

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2 Comments

EmilieChich
EmilieChich 5 years ago

Thank you very much, StirredMocha.

StirredMocha
StirredMocha 5 years ago

Yep the fruits are edible! Just be sure to peel the skin off and not eat the relatively large seeds.

EmilieChich
Spotted by
EmilieChich

Sorrento, CAM, Italy

Spotted on May 25, 2012
Submitted on Aug 11, 2014

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