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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Pacific Tropical Botanical Garden. Seeds many, oblong, compressed, embedded in pulp. Is there a standard citation or do we adapt to the subject matter?


Related observations Show all. A majority of Hindu temples will have a sacred tree within its compound and is known as the sthala vriksha. Fruiting throughout the year.

Not commercially available in California. From Wikipedia, the limoni encyclopedia. Have one to sell? It is very informative to mention the differences between sing.

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Limonia acidissima Scientific classification Kingdom: Leaves imparipinnate, alternate, in a cluster, estipulate; rachis mm long, stout, glabrous, often narrowly winged; leafletsopposite, sessile, estipellate; lamina 1. Common in foothills, scrub jungle up to m.

Limonia acidissima at Mumbai and Mahabaleshwar: Somehow the colour of anthers is yellowish acidisssima here which is mostly maroon to brown.

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Limonia acidissima – Wood Apple

How to Support the Collection. A glass of woodapple juice. Known or potential benefits of the species for humans, at a direct economic level, as instruments of education, prospecting, eco-tourism, etc. A general description, with any kind of information about the taxon.


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It is very difficult to get the close up of the flowers of this tree, so nicely. Remember me Forgot password?

Attaching images of Feronia limonia L. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. Scientifically this plant is Feronia limonia.

Another species of this fruits are considered auspicious to be offered to Shiva and Ganesha in pujas. May also be referred to include anatomy. Observation specific search options Observed during. It axidissima be well worth while to study the wood apple and the bael fruit as examples of subtropical Citrus relatives that have acquired the deciduous habit. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics.