Reptonia buxifolia A. DC. Myrsineae (Sapotaceae).
A large shrub or small tree of India.
The drupe is sessile, globose, onethird
of an inch in diameter or more, glabrous, greenish, with a fleshy,
sweet pericarp in a coriaceous rind. This fruit is much esteemed and
during the season is sold in most bazaars. The pulp is sweet but there
is not much of it. The Afghans sell the fruits in their bazaars under the
name of goorgoora.
Reseda phyteuma Linn. Resedaceae.
Mediterranean shores and Asia Minor.
Sibthorp found the leaves of this
plant cooked and eaten in Greece.
Reynosia latifolia Griseb. Rhamneae. RED IRONWOOD.
Cuba and semitropical Florida.
The edible fruit ripens in April and May
and is of an agreeable flavor.