Flacourtiaceae Flacourtia indica (Burm. f.) Merr.
Source: Magness et al. 1971
Tropical shrub or small tree, sometimes sparsely armed with sharp, stout thorns. Fruits are subglobose and may be slightly over 1 inch in diameter. The fruits are purplish red or blackish, and are surmounted by the remains of the pistils. The reddish juicy pulp encloses 8 to 10 small seeds. The fruits may be eaten fresh or used in jams and jellies.