Antidesma

Greek, for and band, the bark of A . Bu nius being used for cordage). Euphorbidceaz. Tropical trees or shrubs,with simple, entire lvs. and inconspicuous unisexual fls., in spikes : fr. a 1-seeded little drupe. Buniul, S reng. A tree with dark green foliage and small, roun berries of a subacid taste, much used for preserves : the bark yields a flber. Adapted to S. Calif. and S. Fla. Malay.—Cult. in S. Calif.