- not native to Bali. Fruit is an ovoid, flattened capsule, about 4 cm. in diameter, red when ripe, covered with long, soft bristles
- brown when mature and easily opens into two halves revealing a mass of seeds inside with bright orange-red seed coats which are the source of the dye annatto. Leaves spirally arranged, about 15 x 10 cm., spear shaped, pointed ends
- fragrant flowers in large panicles, each about 5 cm. in diameter, pale violet.
- red dye produced from, small decorative tree or shrub that has recently been planted along roads and in hotel gardens
Tiang melali ka pasih kusamba tekén Madé.
I walked to Kusamba beach with Made.