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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Readable yet also very detailed. Acidissoma pulp made into juice. Describes average size, max, range; type of size perimeter, length, volume, weight Renu, Sanjana Julias Thilakar, D. Document specific search options Title. Not sure whether the other wire-branched plant is some climber, or a parasite like Viscumor just another plant growing in crunched space.

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If you have any useful information about this plant, please leave a comment. The wood-apple tree is often planted in dooryard gardens in southern Asia and Java.

Limonia acidissima – Wood Apple

A majority of Hindu temples will have a sacred tree within its compound and is known as the sthala vriksha. Technology Biodiversity in India.

Swingle Schinus limonia L.

The pulp is brown, mealy, odorous, resinous, astringent, acid or sweetish, with numerous small, white seeds scattered through it. Message The user has shared this species from India Biodiversity Portal with you.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. The fruit is used to make a fruit juice with astringent properties and jams. Species specific search options Taxon Hierarchy. These hairs soon disappear except at the joints of the rachis and base of the petiole.

Limonia acidissima

Limonia elephantum Correa G. Publisher Kampong Publications, California. Views Read Edit View history. The tree is found only in certain patches in the forest. Nayar in Hajra et al. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty.

A vendor at the likonia 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: English Choose a language for shopping. This accession may be too tender for the field at Riverside. As Feronia limonia can be used successfully at least for a few years as a rootstock for Citrusit should be compared with the trifoliate orange Poncirus trifoliataanother deciduous Citrus relative that has been used with great success as a rootstock for kumquats and for the satsuma orange.


As far as referencing I meant only how to acknowledge efloraofindia. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Leaves pairs of leaflets, leaf margin fine soft teeth, crushed leaf smells aromatic, fruit pale yellow, woody. I will always warmly welcome your comments regarding gender, number, flower, leaf, tree, fruit etc. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. Could the other “wire plant” be Ephedra foliata?