Muntingia

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Noun1.Muntingia - one species: Jamaican cherry; sometimes placed in family Flacourtiaceae
dilleniid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous trees and shrubs and herbs
Elaeocarpaceae, elaeocarpus family, family Elaeocarpaceae - genus of trees and shrubs widely distributed in warm regions some yielding useful timber; in some classifications included in the family Santalaceae
calabur tree, calabura, Jamaican cherry, Muntingia calabura, silk wood, silkwood - a fast-growing tropical American evergreen having white flowers and white fleshy edible fruit; bark yields a silky fiber used in cordage and wood is valuable for staves
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It was decorated with honey tuile, a crisp, lacelike cookie made with triple sec, lemon juice and honey; and a hint of a lemon sponge cake with aratilis (Kerson fruit) compote.
My siblings and I would pluck aratilis (manzanitas), which they say nowadays is medicinal.
" In a video posted by Gokongwei Brothers Foundation online, Maria Isabel said that the berry-like aratiles or aratilis fruit grew abundantly in their backyard, so she was inspired to study the antioxidant and anti-diabetic properties of the fruit especially since diabetes has already claimed the lives of many of her family members.
Cut down aratilis trees that grow on your lot to prevent your daughters from getting pregnant out of wedlock in the future.