Monday, February 15, 2016
Scientific name : Bunchosia argentea
Synonym : Malpighia argentea
Common name : peanut butter fruit
Family : Malpighiaceae
Native : Venezuela and Colombia in South America.
It produces a small orange-red fruits with sticky, dense pulp and a flavour resembling that of dried figs or peanut butter, hence the name. Mostly eaten fresh, also used for jellies, jams, or preserves.