Red Mombin, Spanish Plum
The Red Mombin, a deciduous tree of tropical America, is commonly planted in Mexico and Central America and is often seenthroughout the West Indies. The trees, which seldom exceed 25 feet in height, are characterized by the stout trunk and stiff branches. The pinnate leaves are 6 to 9 inches long (15 to 22 cm) with 17 or more thin, obliquely oblong-elliptic leaflets 0.5 to 1.5 inches in length (1.2 to 3.5 cm).
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