A souari nut relative bearing large, 3-4", green skinned fruits containing large edible seeds. The pulp can be eaten fresh and has a mildly sweet flavor.
Description: A semi-deciduous tree growing to 20-40 feet. Fruits ripen in its native environment from November to December.
Hardiness: Unknown, but likely not frost hardy.
Growing Environment: Unknown.
Propagation: By seeds.
Uses: The pulp is edible when raw, but is commonly cooked. The seeds (nuts) are edible as well.
Native Range: Native to portions of central and eastern Brazil.