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Theobroma cacao

Theobroma cacao
Cacao, Chocolate Tree

Economically important tree to 25′. Foliage simple to 1′ long, glossy green, drooping and pink when young. Flowers pale pink or whitish, insignificant, cauliflorous;
fruit yellow (or red in some vars.), about the size and shape of a Nerf football, full of large seeds in a whitish pulp. The ground seeds are dried, fermented, roasted,
and ground into cocoa powder, which can be used as is or mixed with milk, cream, and sugar to make chocolate.