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Guapira discolor

An evergreen shrub or small bushy tree with smooth, gray bark. The thin, light-green leaves have translucent mid-veins and thickened, wavy margins. The small flowers are tubular-shaped with a greenish-yellow or purplish calyx and no petals. The fruit is hot pink if growing in full sun and may be red when growing in the shade.

Wildlife – Various birds feed on the fruits.

The specific epithet refers to the two surfaces of the leaves being unlike in color. The berries are edible and the wood is useful.