Guiana plum


: any of several tropical American shrubs or small trees of the genus Drypetes (family Euphorbiaceae)
especially : a shrubby tree (D. lateriflora) whose range extends northward into southern Florida

called also Florida plum

: the usually reddish rather dry drupaceous fruit of a Guiana plum

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“Guiana plum.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Jun. 2024.

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