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Veliyath Gardens

Muriri Fruit Plant (Mouriri guianensis )

Regular price 600.00
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Plant Type

Common Name: Muriri

Botanical Name: Mouriri guianensis

General Information:

Evergreen shrub or tree, Melastomataceae Family. Native to South America - Brazil, Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador, Venezuela, Guyana, French Guiana. Usually grows 4 - 10 meters tall.

Provides an edible fruit for the local population. Orange-red, globose fruits are 25mm in diameter. Fruit typically eaten raw. Has a sweet, juicy pulp with 1 to 3 seeds inside. Prefers a sunny position for better growth


A healthy and pocket-friendly snack

Used to make delicious chaat items like bhel puri and jhaal muri

Puffed rice is low in calories and packed with calcium, protein, and fiber

Cultivation Information:

Bloom Time/Fruiting: 2 to 3 Years

Maintenance Required: Moderate