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Peanut Butter Tree

Bunchosia argentea


Bunchosia argentea, known as silver peanut butter fruit, is a species of flowering plant in the acerola family, Malpighiaceae, that is native to Venezuela, Colombia, Peru, Brazil, Guyana and Suriname. It produces small orange-red fruits that are sericeous of pleasant taste similar to peanut butter.


Seedling (nb: images are mature fruit trees).

Peanut Butter Tree