prune de la Martinique (French), Lovi-Lovi (German), louvi malayo (Spanish), ta khop thai (Thai), tomi-tomi (Malay), lobi-lobi (Indonesian), louvi/governor’s plum/ratiles (Philippines)
(Flacourtia inermis — Family Flacourtiaceae)
Lovi-lovi is a fruit related to ramontchi and rukam.
It is now cultivated in Malaysia, Indonesia, and Sri Lanka for both its fruit and decorative foliage.
The fruits are round, cherry-sized, and dark red when ripe.
Some are sweet, but most are sour and astringent, and normally used for making jams and syrups.