Lobbies (Flacourtia inermis) is a fruit tree which originated
tropical Asian region including Malaysia. This annual plant in
English is called batoko plums, and also planted in the New World
tropics. This tree is planted as shade and its fruit is taken.
People call it lubi-lubi Minangkabau and Batak people call balakko.
Plant a tree shape with a height of 3 m to 10 m. Single
leaf, sitting turns, and short-stemmed. Strands of oval shaped
leaves, 80-20 cm long, 3-15 cm wide.
Fruit buni, round, seeds many, 1-3 cm diameter. Fruit skin soft,
smooth surface. Yellowish-green young fruit, when fully ripe dark
red fruit leather to purple-black. Fruit taste sour to very sour,
sometimes sweet or Sepat.
Meat fruits contain very little water.
Fruit eaten after made in salad, jam, candied, or cooked with sugar
to be drunk as a syrup.