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Bumelia (Sturtevant, 1919)

Buchanania
Sturtevant, Notes on edible plants, 1919
Bumelia (Sturtevant, 1919)
Bunias


Bumelia lanuginosa Pers.

Sapotaceae. FALSE BUCKTHORN.

North America. This is a low bush of southern United States which, according to Nuttall, bears an edible fruit as large as a small date.

Bumelia reclinata Vent.

WESTERN BUCKTHORN.

Southwestern United States. In California, Torrey says the fruit is sweet and edible and nearly three-quarters of an inch long.