Rhacoma - Crossopetalum rhacoma
Crossopetalum is a small New World genus of tropical habitats. Rhacoma is one of two North American species, and it is confined to southern Florida on the continent. It is a small tree (20 feet) with many slender branches. The leaves are less than two inches long and and obovate to elliptic in form. They are yellow-green and often have tiny teeth along the margins and are hairy beneath. The flowers are in clusters and are very small, with four reddish petals and a 4-lobed calyx; they are borne in the leaf axils. They ripen to a fleshy, egg-shaped red fruit.