Ardisia (Sturtevant, 1919)

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Sturtevant, Notes on edible plants, 1919
Ardisia (Sturtevant, 1919)

Ardisia coriacea Sw.

Myrsineae. BEEF-WOOD.

West Indies. According to Sloane, the drupes are eaten in Jamaica and are accounted a pleasant dessert.

Ardisia esculenta Pav.

South America. The berries are esculent.