Could you please help me identify this plant. I think it grew from some seeds we brought from Cuba (I might be mistaken though).

The plant in the picture is about 1.5 years old; it stands about 50 cm/20 in. tall. The leaf shown seems pretty large compared to the plant height, it's about 20 cm/8 in. long.

Leafs though appear shiny are rough to the touch on both sides, like very fine sandpaper.

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  • $\begingroup$ The leafs remind me be a bit to a cocoa tree, but I am no expert on identification. $\endgroup$ – Arsak Oct 11 '17 at 18:50
  • $\begingroup$ @Marzipanherz Thanks for the comment, I agree there is some similarity, but my tree's leaves seem wider and have those little teeth, while cocoa leaves don't seem to have teeth. $\endgroup$ – mustaccio Oct 11 '17 at 21:55

Finally I think I can answer my own question. Having spent the summer outside in full sun, the tree has produced flowers that helped us identify it.

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It appears to be Cordia sebestena

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