Chrysophyllum oliviforme


  • 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
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