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Malpighia glabra Millsp.

Malpighia punicifolia L.

Malpighiaceae

Acerola, Barbados cherry, buesito, Surinam cherry, West Indies cherry


NewCROP has acerola information at:

Barbados Cherry —Julia Morton, Fruits of warm climates

Magness J.R. et al. 1971. Food and feed crops of the United States.

Commercialization of Carambola, Atemoya, and Other Tropical Fruits in South Florida—Jonathan H. Crane

South American Fruits Deserving Further Attention— Richard J. Campbell

And outside links to more acerola info:

ACEROLA "FRUIT FACTS" (Fruit Facts are a series of publications of the the California Rare Fruit Growers, Inc. that contain information on individual fruits, including botanical identification, description and culture notes based on California research, and characteristics of cultivars).


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