Jamaican cherry

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Related to Jamaican cherry: Muntingia
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Noun1.Jamaican cherry - 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
genus Muntingia, Muntingia - one species: Jamaican cherry; sometimes placed in family Flacourtiaceae
tree - a tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown; includes both gymnosperms and angiosperms
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