Lansium domesticum

Meliaceae

Langsat 

Origen:  Malasia

Introduced to Lancetilla in 1926, the Langsat fruit is very desirable, with a delicious taste and aroma.  It can be eaten fresh, or prepared to make jelly, vinegar or wine.  The tree and foliage can reach up to 20 m tall.  The fruit is also a good source of vitamin C, amongst other nutrients.  Different parts of the tree also have medicinal properties.

 

 

            

Tree                                                                        Fruits

 

           

Ripe fruits with leaves                                                               Fruits