Noni

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Morinda citrifolia L.
Noni, is also known as Indian mulberry, great morinda, cheezefruit, morinda, mouse’s pineapple, yellow root, jumbie breadfruit, hog apple, pain killer, mengkudu, nono, feyukke friudem rhubarbe caraïbe, bilimbi, pomme-macaque, and pomme de singe. It is a large evergreen shrub or small tree to 6 m or more in height and 13 cm or more in stem diameter. Sapwood is yellow-brown and soft. The bark is gray or brown, smoothish to slightly rough. Twigs are light green and four-angled. The opposite leaves are attached by stout petioles 1 to 2 cm long. The blades are dark green and shiny, ovate or elliptic, 14 to 30 cm long by 8 to 18 cm broad, and have prominent veins.

Autores: 
John K. Francis
Editora: 
U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service