“crystal longan” or “crystal lychee” or “dragon eyes” fruit

Posted on April 17, 2020 · Posted in Blog, General, Personal

Indonesians named it matoa, meaning ‘crystal’. It is a member of the sapindaceae family. Some locals call it “crystal longan” or “crystal lychee” or “dragon eyes”.  Flavor wise, it has a mixture taste of lychee and rambutan fruits.

It is about the size of quail eggs with a length of 1.5 – 5 cm. It has smooth skin blackish brown color when ripens. The crystal fruit tree can grow to great heights of 10-20 meters with its fruits perched high atop the tree.

Interestingly, hair shampoo can be made from its bark.Natural memory enhancer