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A beautiful and unusual, round fruit with a yellow and green shell that is easily opened to reveal a spongy interior which encases the seed cavity. The fleshy, whitish arils surrounding the seed are sweet, pleasant and of a taste rather difficult to describe. The Iban use the fruit rind in making a saponiferous natural shampoo that is reputed to be wonderful for maintaining the glossiness of ones hair. It is not uncommon to see the fruit being sold and eaten on the spot and the rinds collected to dry for that purpose. A rare species with a lot of ornamental and horticultural potential, but little known outside of its range.