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Jumbu Air (Malay) Water Apple

Description:

Flower is formed like small round bulbs than becomes white hairs with tiny yellow tips, flower in a ball formation, when flower dies it falls down like hairs, it leaves a small cap, than fruit start to form in its place, The fruit resembles a pear but with a waxy Starfruit texture inside and out...some are bitter,sweet and no taste. The flower has a light aroma. The pictures are in sequence from bulb to flower,death, than fruit.

Habitat:

Landscapes,gardens,orchards, tropical climates, light moist partial shady areas.

Notes:

This fruit is not common in markets or stores, its more like a personal plant for snacking on...


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RolandEGauthier
Spotted by
RolandEGauthier

Sabah, Malaysia

Lat: 6.17, Long: 116.22

Spotted on Apr 4, 2013
Submitted on Apr 4, 2013

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