Wild Flowering Plants
Malpighia emarginata Mociño & Sessé y Lacasta ex de Candolle, Prodr. 1: 578. 1824.
Indigenous tree of coastal savanna.
Antilles, Mesoamerica, northern South America to Bolivia, exact native range obscure.
Also a cultivated fruit tree.
Its presence in isolated Atlantic coastal areas suggests it might be indigenous.