Mayaladikkuruntu / Vila / Vilatti (T), Elephant-apple, Wood-apple (E)
Size of Tree:
Medium (5 – 15m)
Bark is pale grey or whitish colour. Branchlets have straight spines to nearly 4 cm long. Leaves are 10 cm long. Leaflets are opposite and obovate. Inflorescence is axillary. Flowers are small, and numerous in numbers. Flowers are white, green or reddish purplish. Fruit is woody, globose, pale and have sticky pulp. Fruit has numerous seeds.
Monsoon forest subcanopy, home gardens
Fruit-edible, whole plant-medicinal, root stock used for grafting Citrus.