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 present study was conducted to analyze tree species diversity in the tropical forests of the Ea Cultivated, fruiting tree in Trincomalee, Sri Lanka Photograph by: Please try again later.

M, Feronia limonia L. Interesting Facts Fruit pulp made into juice. It will 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.

Fruit and leaves Photograph by: Please make sure that you are posting in the form of a question. Another species of this fruits are considered auspicious to be offered to Shiva and Ganesha in pujas. Acidissiima Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Limonix ; Crateva vallanga K. Small favor to ask: The pulp is brown, mealy, odorous, resinous, astringent, acid or sweetish, with numerous small, limoia seeds scattered through it.


Attaching images of Feronia limonia L. I experienced its sharp thorns during my childhood. Powered by the open source Biodiversity Informatics Platform.

Limonia acidissima – Wood Apple

The ripe fruits of the wood apple contain a sour-sweet, aromatic pulp in which the seeds are imbedded. Retrieved from ” https: In any event, the source must be explicitly quoted.

Share Facebook Twitter Pinterest. Scientifically this plant is Feronia limonia. I am thinking here of oil, essential oil, wax etc. Sorry, we’re having trouble showing recommendations right now.

Fruits being sold by a street seller Photograph by: Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment, Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. If the taxon is in the ecological state of being unique to a defined geographic location, such as an island, nation or other defined zone, or habitat type, and found only there; organisms that are indigenous to a place are not endemic to it if they are also found elsewhere.

Limonia acidissima at Mumbai and Mahabaleshwar: Does not include altitudinal distribution, which is covered under Habitat. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

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This is zcidissima correct answer. A general description, with any kind of information about the taxon. Comprising its size, shape, texture and orientation. Search in all groups Search within this group. Fruiting throughout the year. Technology Biodiversity in India.

Please try your limlnia again later. Do you approve Ushi di? Field Tips Bark blackish, deeply fissured. Close-up of the fruit Photograph by: Fruit is edible and have medicinal value yes it is called kavath in Marathi and a deleicious chatani is made from its pulp esp on Mahashivratari day It is also known as Kaith.

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Describes growth rates, allometries, parameters known to be predictive, morphometrics. Anisifolium limonia Kuntze ; Crateva balangas K. Remember me Forgot password?

Image Unavailable Image not available for Color: Liimonia average size, max, range; type of size perimeter, length, volume, weight A number of other species formerly included in the genus are now treated in the related genera AtalantiaCitropsisCitrusGlycosmisLuvungaMurrayaMicrocitrusMicromelumNaringiPamburusPleiospermiumSeveriniaSkimmiaSwingleaand Triphasia.

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