Description: This native shrub or small tree grows to heights of about 7 m (20 ft). It produces oval to elliptical leaves 5-18 cm (2-8 in) long and numerous flowers in dense, multi-branched clumps at the tips of leaf stems. The many small fruits are fleshy and dark blue to black when mature.
Distribution: Kaar is widespread throughout Micronesia and much of the tropical Pacific and tropical Asia. It grows mainly in rocky areas near the shore or in open forest.