Kepel (Stelechocarpus burahol)

Very rare and endangered tree from Southeast Asia. Fruit is borne on the lower trunk and is said to have a spicy, mango-like flavor. Ancient Indonesians believed that eating the fruit would cause body secretions to take on a perfume scent.

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Propagation: By seeds.

Uses: Fruits are eaten fresh.

Native Range: Native to southeast Asia, cultivated only in central Java. Very rare in the wild and in cultivation.