Margaritaria nobilis, also known as bastard hogberry, is a fruit-bearing plant found in Mexico, Central America, South America, and the West Indies.[1]

Margaritaria nobilis
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Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Malpighiales
Family: Phyllanthaceae
Genus: Margaritaria
M. nobilis
Binomial name
Margaritaria nobilis

The fruit is a bright iridescent blue color, resulting from a complex surface structure which interferes with light waves.

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