- Family: Sapotaceae
- Form: Small tree, reaching 15-30 ft.
- Leaves: Simple, alternate, entire, elliptic, dense coppery pubescence underside
- Stem/Bark: Grayish or reddish, fissured
- Flower: Whitish, small and inconspicuous but with 5 petals, fragrant
- Fruit: Berry, purple, resembling an olive
- Comments: The contrast between the green and brown sides of the leaves makes the foliage interesting
- Additional Resources: Wikipedia Link