Native to the American tropics. Harvested in Florida June-December. Typical size is 1 to 3 1/2 inches in diameter. This fruit is picked ready to eat and may have a smooth or wrinkled peel. The jelly-like pulp is yellowish-orange to orange, very aromatic with a distinctive flavor; the seeds are edible. Best used fresh or may be refrigerated for 1-7 days in plastic bags. Good source of vitamins A, C and some B. Use in juice, sauces, jelly, and desserts.