Tree trunk erect, branched and branches tomentosa. Ovadas leaves or lanceolate, coriaceous, rough, penninervias, toothed, shiny green. Flowers in spike terminal, pentadentado chalice, obovados white petals. The fruit is pulpy ellipsoidal shape, is
, smooth, contains large seeds, light
. This species comes from China and Japan and
naturalized in the temperate and Mediterranean. It reaches
height of 4 - 5 m. Is harvested in
Used parts Frutos, leaves. Sugars chemical compounds, tannin, citric acid, malic acid salts.
With the fruits are prepared preserved gels easy digestion and mild expectorants properties. Through fermentation, gives
drink. The leaves are used as an astringent decoction as
and oral thrush in the mouth. The same action is accomplished with the decoction of the ramifications.