English: Star apple
Spreading crown, grows to a height of 15 meters with numerous slender branches. Young tips are copper-collored and covered with hairs. Leaves are leathery, pointed at the tip, blunt or rounded at the base and covered with silky, golden-brown soft hairs.
Tonic, refreshing, antihelminthic
Cultivated for its edible fruit.
Parts used and preparation
Seeds, leaves, bark, fruit.
Dysentery: Decoction of the bark.
Tonic: Infusion of the bark is tonic and refreshing.
Antihelminthic: Dried latex.