camu camu

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camu camu

camu camu

Small tropical tree 15feet (5m) grows near water, has reddish-purple cherry-like fruit. Small waxy white flowers, elliptical lance-like bushy foliage. Fruit is very acidic and extremely high in vitamin C- second only to the Australian plant Terminalia ferdinandiana. Also has ellagic acid, bioflavonoids, anthocyanins.