Two clusters of yellow Phyllanthus acidus fruit on the tree under blue sky
phyllanthus-acidus
Phyllanthus acidus

Colombia has twenty-seven native species of the genus Phyllanthus, but this is not one of them. This sour fruit is rarely eaten fresh and is called grosella in Colombia. It is sold in market close to where it is cultivated. Photographed in the Valley of Cauca.

Yellow Phyllanthus acidus fruit in the palm of a hand
Two clusters of yellow Phyllanthus acidus fruit perpendicular to a tree branch
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