Satinleaf - Chrysophyllum oliviforme
Considered threatened in southern Florida, the only continental location for this small tree (30 feet), Satinleaf also grows in the West Indies. It is an attractive tree with copper-colored hairs on the lower surface of the leaves. The leaves are oval and up to five inches in length, and dark green on top, with an abrupt tip. The bark is reddish-brown and shallowly fissured, and the white flowers are are tiny, with 5 petals, and borne in clusters in the leaf axils. Less than an inch in length, the fruit is olive-like and dark purple. This tree is often planted as an ornamental.