Flower Database

Miracle fruit

Basic information
Flower Name
Miracle fruit
Formal Name
Synsepalum dulcificum
Alias
Miracle fruit, Miraculous berry
Habitat
West Africa
Morph
Evergreen shrub
Comment
Miracle fruit , scientific name : Synsepalum dulcificum, is an evergreen shrub of the Sapotaceae Department Synsepalum genus in the origin is West Africa. Consists of fruit after petal resembling coffee beans. When ripe the fruit is green at first, but it turns red. Flower name is fruit sugar protein depends on the inclusion of one kind of quality. Then eat one fruit body sweetness without the bitterness and acidity can feel sweet. The effect varies between people, tells me about 2 hours 30 minutes. So do not consume sugar diabetes patients and has the effect of diet.
Common name: miracle fruit , scientific name:Synsepalum dulcificum, aka: miracle berry , miraculous berry , origin: West Africa, high: 0.5-6 m, leaves: cortical obovate, phyllotaxis alternate, margin entire, flowers form: corymbs, flowering: 9-10 March, flower, white, flower diameter:0.65-0.75cm, petals: cylindrical with Tip 5 lobed, fruit: berries, fruit diameter: 2-3 cm, fruit color: blue → red mature, Harvest time: from July to November.
Detailed information
Order
Ericales
Family
Sapotaceae
Genus
Synsepalum
Species
S. dulcificum
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Corymb
Petal shape
Cylinder
Leaf type
Obovate
Leaf edge
Entire Fringe
Flowering place
Orchard Botanic garden
Color
Cream, White
Season
Height
50  ~ 600  [cm]
Diameter
0.65  ~ 0.75