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Malpighia glabra

 
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Malpighia glabra - Barbados cherry
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Common name: Barbados cherry
Family: Malpighiaceae (Barbados-cherry)
Distribution: Tropical America
Description: Barbados Cherry' or 'Acerola' is a bushy shrub known for producing red, tart fruit high in vitamin C. The flowers are pink and appear throughout the year depending on conditions. It is easy to grow in part sun with good drainage and is also a good container plant. It is drought tolerant

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