Primitive succulence

Pleasing to a simple taste.

Muntingia calabura
Jamaican cherry
Small white saucer-shaped flower with five delicate separated petals and a small green cone-shaped pistil surrounded by numerous tiny yellow-tipped stamens; borne singly. The small round pinkish edible fruit is included in the significance. An extremely fast-growing but short-lived tree with an umbrella crown and tomentose leaves.

Photo Courtesy: Scott.Zonna
Photo Courtesy: Dinesh Valke

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