Ximenia: Ximenia is a small tropical shrub (Oleaceae family - Botanical name: Ximenia americana), whose round and yellow fruit, quite sour, is edible. It has a plum flavor, which gives it its other name of "yellow plum".
In Asia the young leaves are cooked like a vegetable. However, the leaves of ximenia contain cyanide (a component of cyanide) and should be cooked very well and eaten in small quantities.
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