Nature Diary: Local vitamin bombs 5: (H)Oba

Sour sweet taste, orange-yellow in color and rare in Curaçao. Most people have never seen an Oba fruit, let alone eaten it. Only the elderly among the island population and a number of people from the younger generations who like to listen to the stories and knowledge of the elderly know this tree and are able to recognize it within the landscape of our island. The Oba, or Hoba tree (Spondias mombin) is a monumental tree, which can grow to […] Read more »