11 de septiembre de 1981 (), actualizadoTree 5m. tall, armed with abundant spines. Exocarp of fresh fruits purplish-red; fruits shrivel and coil upon drying. Seeds remain soft, sometimes viviparous and sprouting white fruits still on tree; seeds attacked by Lepidoptera larvae and beetles. Flowers and leaves not present. Trees were present in abandoned pasture before establishment of Garden.