Genipa americana is a species of tree in the family Rubiaceae. They have a self-supporting growth form. They are native to U.S. Virgin Islands, Alagoas, AmazôNia, ParaíBa, Distrito Federal, Pará, Mato Grosso, Caatinga, Santa Catarina, Ceará, Sergipe, Cerrado, Mato Grosso Do Sul, GoiáS, RondôNia, SãO Paulo, Maranhao, Tocantins, Minas Gerais, Pantanal, Piauí, Acre (Brazil), Roraima, Amapá, Bahia, Pernambuco, Mata Atlântica, Rio Grande Do Norte, Puerto Rico, Espirito Santo, Rio De Janeiro, and Paraná. They have simple, broad leaves. Individuals can grow to 23 m.
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