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Dovyalis caffra (PROSEA)

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== Observations ==
*Shrub or small dioecious tree, up to 9 m tall, often with numerous sharp spines. *Fruit a subglobose berry, up to 4 cm diameter, golden yellow.  Propagation by seed and by layering. Needs subtropical conditions, is drought-resistant but frost-sensitive. In the Philippines above 800 m altitude.
== Selected sources ==
19*FAO, 511988. Traditional food plants: a resource book for promoting the exploitation and consumption of food plants in arid, 56semi arid and sub humid lands of East Africa. FAO Food & Nutrition paper 42, 60Rome. 593 pp. *Mansfeld, R. & Schultze Motel, J., 1986. Verzeichnis landwirtschaftlicher und gärtnerischer Kuturpflanzen. 2nd ed. 4 Volumes. Springer Verlag, Berlin. 1998 pp. *Morton, J.F., 1987. Fruits of warm climates. Creative Resource Systems Inc., Winterville, N.C., USA. 503 pp. *Ochse, J.J., Soulé, M.J., Dijkman, M.J. & Wehlburg, C., 1961. Tropical and subtropical agriculture. 2 Volumes. The Macmillan Company, New York. 1446 pp. == Authors == P.C.M. Jansen, J. Jukema, L.P.A. Oyen, T.G.van Lingen
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