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Melicoccus bijugatus is Guaya Cubana

 
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Melicoccus bijugatus, commonly called Spanish lime, genip, guinep, genipe, quenepa, mamoncillo, or honeyberry,or guaya cubana in spanish.
[1] is a fruit-bearing tree in the soapberry family Sapindaceae, native or naturalised over a wide area of the tropics, including South and Central America, Mexico, the Caribbean, and parts of Africa and the Pacific.

Read the wiki on it
 
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and it's delicious when ripe off the tree , but doesn't taste as good when picked green and ripened, probably why more people don't know about it.
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I brought this back from the farm where they grow the tiny ads:
Call for Instructors for the 2021 RMH Jamboree!
https://permies.com/wiki/149908/Call-Instructors-RMH-Jamboree
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