Star Fruit – Averrhoa Carambola

Star Fruit, also known as Carambola,   is the fruit of Averrhoa carambola, a species of tree, that is native to tropical South East Asia. The fruit is commonly consumed in parts of Brazil, all through Asia and the Caribbean. The tree is cultivated and taken as a cherished fruit throughout all the tropical areas of the world. Carambola is...

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Sapodilla Fruit

Sapodilla | Manilkara zapota

Manilkara zapota, commonly known as sapodilla,  sapota, chikoo, naseberry, or nispero is a long-lived, ever green tree , native to southern Maxico, Central America and the Caribbean. It was thought to be native of coastal Yucatán in the Petenes mangroves ecoregion, where there are example of its natural occurrence. In this region it is a...

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Garcinia pedunculata

Bor Thekera or Garcinia pedunculata

Bor Thekera ( Assamese Name ) or Garcinia pedunculata  is an evergreen tree that grows saprsly in south-eastern regions of Asia such as parts of Myanmar and north-eastern parts of India. It is related to the more familiar purple mangosteen (Garcinia mangostana). The ripe fruits can be eaten cooked or raw. In Assam , people value this fruit...

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