return to: checklist; keys; family Sapindaceae

Melicoccus olivaeformis Kunth [syn: Talisia olivaeformis (HBK) Radlk.]; wayan

Large tree; mature bark gray, with concave depressions; leaves alternate, pinnately compound, with four leaflets; leaflets oblong-elliptic base rounded, margin entire, apex rounded; inflorescence a narrow axillary panicle; flowers small, creamy white; fruit a drupe, edible.

Additional images:

Listed as an important source of pollen and/or nectar for bees (Souza Novello 1981).