Clusia rosea

Pitch Apple

  • Family: Clusiaceae
  • Form: Evergreen tree reaching 30 ft.
  • Leaves: Simple, opposite, obovate, leathery and thick with noticeable mid-vein
  • Stem/Bark: Smooth gray, aerial roots
  • Flower: Pinkish-white, solitary
  • Fruit: Spherical with many seeds
  • Comments: There is some discussion as to whether Clusia rosea is truly native to Florida
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