Baccaurea Polyneura

Baccaurea polyneura is a species of plant in the family Phyllanthaceae. It is native to Peninsular Malaysia, and Sumatra island of Indonesia. The fruit, called jentik, is edible, if sour, and is locally harvested and sold. When unripe, the fruit takes on an evergreen color with its dioecious tree growing up to 11-32 meters in height. When ripe and fresh, the fruit takes a more bark brown to white brown to red brown. As it dries, it appears brown.
Baccaurea polyneura grows in the wild on sand, clay, loam and granite soils. It flowers and fruit all year old. As a dioecious plant, it requires both a male and female counterpart to be grown to cultivate fruit and seed.

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