About Ceremai Fruit Otaheite Gooseberry
Ceremai Fruit Otaheite Gooseberry is thought to originate from Madagascar, then spread to various tropical regions, including Southeast Asia, the islands of the Indian Ocean and the Pacific Ocean. In 1793, this plant was brought to Jamaica from Timor, then spread throughout the Caribbean islands, then to Central and South America.
Ecology of Ceremai Fruit Otaheite Gooseberry
The Plant of Ceremai Fruit Otaheite Gooseberry height reaches 10 m. Woody rods are cylindrical, erect, gross brown, solid inner part, thick skin, rough surface, and sympodial ramifications. Plants can grow in the lowlands to altitudes of 1,000 m asl, on mild to severe soils, and are tolerant of deprivation and excess water.
The plant has a single leaf, short-stemmed, arranged in turns, light green, oval-shaped, 2-7 cm long with 1.5-2 cm wide, thin tough leaf strands, pointed tip, blunt base, flat edge, pinnate bone, has no leaf laid, smooth surface, and never slides.
Young leaves and young fruit can as vegetables with cooking. Ripe fruit can eat directly or to make a candied or jam. The fruits contain vitamin C. Leaf, bark, and Ceremai wood contain saponins, flavonoids, tannins, and polyphenols. Benefits of Ceremei include to treat cancer, asthma, constipation, and slimming.
The plants of the Ceremai have compounded flowers and dress up. The flowers out along the trunk and branches, star-shaped petals, pink crowns of flowers. The fruit of the Ceremai including the type of stone fruit, round, length 1.2-1.5 cm, light yellow, and tastes sour. The shape of rounded seeds and light brown.