Brazil plum

[English] plural Brazil plums

The Brazil plum or umbu is a round, yellow to red or green fruit with a smooth leathery skin. It grows on a small tree on the scrublands of northeastern Brazil. It is about 2-4 cm (1") in diameter. The flesh is soft and juicy, with a sweet taste and distinct aroma and large, dark-coloured pip (US: pit).

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