Pometia pinnata is a large tropical hardwood and fruit tree species, with common names including matoa, taun tree, island lychee, tava, Pacific lychee of the plant family Sapindaceae.
Matoa Purple (Pometia Pinnata)
Pometia pinnata grows into medium tree of 40 m (130 ft) tall. It has pinnate leaves. The fruits are green, yellow, or dark red up to 4 cm (1.6 in) long, each with one seed surrounded by a fleshy aril.
The fruit is somewhat like a lychee, is edible, and is a popular fruit for eating.