Bois clou

Eugenia lucida

Photo: NPCS

Bois Clou

Type: Small tree that can reach up to 5 metres
Description: The leaves are very dark shiny green with a reddish midrib. It bears small white flowers and the fruits resemble small guavas
Habitat: Thrives in uplands and mossy forests
Origin: Endemic to Mauritius
Scientific name: Eugenia lucida
Conservation status: Vulnerable