Acronychia (Sturtevant, 1919)

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

Acronychia laurifolia

Acronychia laurifolia Blume. Rutaceae. JAMBOL.

Tropics of Asia. The black, juicy, sweetish-acid fruit is an esculent[1]. In Cochin China the young leaves are put in salads. They have the smell of cumin and are not unpleasant[2]. In Ceylon the berries are called jambol.
  1. Don, G. Hist. Dichl. Pls. 1:781. 1831. (Cyminosma pedunculata)
  2. Ibid.