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Jumbu Air (Malay) Water Apple


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.


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


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

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Sabah, Malaysia

Lat: 6.17, Long: 116.22

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

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