The Kembayau Fruit Live Plant (Dacryodes rostrata )
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The kembayau fruit (Dacryodes rostrata f. Cuspidata) is a typical fruit from Kalimantan and is a rare fruit. This kemayau fruit is oval in shape, green when it is young and turns purple-black when it is old.
To eat this fruit must be soaked in warm water or boiled until soft. After soaking and soft skin can be opened. The flesh of this fruit is yellowish and soft.
This fruit is delicious when eaten with honey and brown sugar. Because it tastes astringent and sour.
So kemayau fruit is also useful for treating thrush, fever or allergic cough, for skin health, and the like because it contains vitamin C. Now this fruit is rarely found because it usually grows in forest areas.
Common Name: Kembayau
Botanical Name: Dacryodes rostrata
Bloom Time/Fruiting: 3 to 4 Years
Maintenance Required: Moderate