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bay plum

n. a seashore shrub bearing black fruit, probably the COCO PLUM, Chrysobalanus icaco (San Sal.). (Black)

◊ Gardner (1889:389) identifies bay plum as the guava, but this is probably an error.

Tags: noun, plant

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Last update: 2012-01-06 12:12
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.1

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