Diospyros blancoi, (synonym Diospyros discolor), commonly known as velvet applevelvet persimmonkamagong, or mabolo tree,[1] is a tree of the genus Diospyros of ebony trees and persimmons. It produces edible fruit with a fine, velvety, reddish-brown fur-like covering. The fruit has a soft, creamy, pink flesh, with a taste and aroma comparable to peaches.[2]

It is widely distributed and native to the Philippines, but it is also native to eastern and southern Taiwan.[3][1][4] It has also been introduced to other parts of Southeast Asia, the Pacific IslandsSouth Asia, the CaribbeanFlorida, and other tropical regions.[5]