Duguetia (Sturtevant, 1919)

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

Duguetia longifolia Baill.


Guiana, Peru and Trinidad. The fruit is nearly round, as big as a Reinette apple, the surface divided by reticulated divisions, the skin thin, and the red, delicate, viscous flesh excellent and very agreeable. It is very much prized by the Caribs.