Hog plum, also known as Spondias mombin, is a tropical fruit tree that belongs to the Anacardiaceae family. It is native to Central and South America, but is now grown in many tropical regions around the world. The tree can grow up to 30 feet tall and has dark green, glossy leaves. The fruit is a small, round or oblong-shaped drupe that is yellow or red when ripe. The skin is thin and edible, while the flesh is juicy and sweet, with a texture that is similar to a mango. The fruit contains a large, hard seed in the center that is not edible. The fruit is typically eaten fresh, but can also be used to make jams, jellies, and other preserves. It is also used in traditional medicine for several ailments like skin diseases, diarrhea, and fever.