Wood apple is one of the common names of an edible fruit from several trees, mainly belonging to genus Limonia acidissima L. (synonyms: Feronia limonia syns. Plant Morphology: Growth Form: Spiny deciduous tree to 20m tall. Foliage: Leaves alternate, compound, imparipinnate, with dark green leaflets, rachis. Wood apple is an erect, slow-growing tree with a few upward-reaching branches bending outward near the summit where they are subdivided.

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The pulp is brown, mealy, odorous, resinous, astringent, acid or sweetish, with numerous small, white seeds scattered through it.

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A vendor at the market in Nyaung U selling thanaka, a skin protector and fashion cosmetic that is made by grinding the bark on a wetted stone slab Photograph by: Feronia limonia Limonia acidissima from Hooghly: Wood-apple tree in Trincomalee, Sri Lanka. Please try again later. Scientifically this plant is Feronia limonia.

So for practical reasons I cannot really adopt this presentation. Acidic pulp mixed with jaggery and ghee is tasty and ceremonially eaten during the Ganesha festival.

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Please make sure that you are posting in the form of a question. Readable yet also very detailed. Is there a standard citation or acdiissima we adapt to the subject matter? I am not sure whether it is native because some sources say it to originate from Java and planted for its fruits.

Description from The Citrus Industry Vol. Fruit is woody and corky outside when mature, pulp edible and has medicinal value. Known or potential benefits of the species for humans, at a direct economic level, acidissuma instruments of education, prospecting, eco-tourism, etc.

The ability to drop its leaves puts the wood apple in a special, small group of Citrus relatives. I will always warmly acidissma your comments regarding gender, number, flower, leaf, tree, fruit etc.

Anisifolium limonia Kuntze ; Crateva balangas K. Or, Login with your user account:.

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Do you approve Usha di?: As far as databases are concerned it would probably mean extra fields. Wood apple is an erect, slow-growing acidissima with a few upward-reaching branches bending outward near the summit where they are subdivided into slender branchlets drooping at the tips.

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As far as referencing I meant only how to acknowledge efloraofindia. According to Guillauminpp. A number of other species formerly included in the genus are now treated in the related genera AtalantiaCitropsisCitrusGlycosmisLuvungaMurrayaMicrocitrusMicromelumNaringiPimoniaPleiospermiumSeveriniaSkimmiaSwingleaand Triphasia.


I had a similar brainstorm about these concepts with a Catalan colleague last year. Received as seed from E.

Limonia acidissima – Wikipedia

Job well done, thanks to all involved. Type the digit seven into the box. This one is commonly known as ” Wood Apple, Kovit “. Limonia acidissima is native to India and Sri Lanka. Nomenclature and Classification Nomenclature and Classification. Observation specific search options Observed during. Flower In axillary or terminal racemes, fragrant, cream. Somehow the colour of anthers is yellowish white here which is mostly maroon to brown. Koenig ; Crateva vallanga K.

Please Usha di call me Mic or Michel or make up a cute Gujarati equivalent. Dear friends, The small tree with winged-rachis leaves could be Limonia acidissima ; please validate. Search in all groups Search acixissima this group.

Limonia acidissima – Useful Tropical Plants

The present study was conducted to analyze tree species diversity in the tropical forests of the Ea The very youngest new growth is covered almost as completely with these hairs as the very young growth of Glycosmis. It includes published material or suggestions from the author or others. Fruits being sold limpnia a street seller Photograph by: