Morinda citrifolia is a small tree, up to 6 m tall. Leaves
are simple, opposite, broadly elliptic. Inflorescences are in
axillary globose head with white flowers. Fruits are ovoid,
green and turning greenish-white when ripe. Flowering are
round year. It can be propagated by seed.
Young leaves are cooked in various dishes. The ripe
fruits are eaten raw with salt although it has a bitter taste.
For medicinal properties, it is antiseptic, antidiarrheal, diuretic
and general tonic.