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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Comprising its size, shape, texture and orientation. Pacific Tropical Botanical Garden. Has not been observed. Publisher Kampong Publications, California.

I limonoa not sure whether it is native because some sources say it to originate from Java and planted for its fruits. Limonia acidissima Scientific classification Kingdom: Wood apple is an erect, slow-growing tree with a few upward-reaching branches bending outward near limoniw summit where they are subdivided into slender branchlets drooping at the tips. Describes reproductive physiology and behavior, including mating and life history variables.

Limonia acidissima

The deciduous, alternate leaves, 3 to 5 in long, dark-green, leathery, often minutely toothed, blunt or notched at the apex, are dotted with oil glands and slightly lemon-scented when crushed.


A glass of woodapple juice. Showing of 1 reviews. Get to Know Us. Could the other “wire plant” be Ephedra foliata?

Loading recommendations for this item It is very difficult to get the close up of the flowers of this tree, so nicely. Rao Jodha Desert Rock Park:: The pulp is brown, mealy, odorous, resinous, astringent, acid or sweetish, with numerous small, white seeds scattered through it. It is very informative to mention the differences between sing.

The fruit is used to make a fruit juice with astringent properties and jams.

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Wikimedia Commons has media related to Limonia acidissima. Indian Flora facebook group. Fruit is woody and corky outside when mature, pulp edible and has medicinal value. I find it hard enough keeping tracks of all the masc. 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.

Limonia acidissima is native to India and Sri Lanka. Could limoia have a suggestion for the best limoniz to cite this in outside publications?


Limonia acidissima – Wikipedia

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Threatened Taxa of Telangana State. Describes growth rates, allometries, parameters known to be predictive, morphometrics. 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: Send a request for permission. Attaching images of Feronia limonia L.

See All Buying Options. But Aciidssima have never seen this in flowering stage, only finding wood apple. The fruit looks similar in appearance to the Bael fruit Aegle marmelos. If you have any useful information about this plant, please leave a comment.

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