Abius are a tropical fruit tree in South America. The fruit of the abiu tree is edible and considered one of the best of the sapotes. The fruit also has medicinal purposes.
Pouteria caimito, the abiu, is a tropical fruit tree originated in the Amazonian region of South America. It will grow an average of 33 feet (10 m) high, and can grow as high as 116 feet (35 m) under good conditions. Its fruits shape varies from round to oval with a point. When ripe, it has smooth bright yellow skin and will have one to four ovate seeds.