Spondias dulcis Sol. ex Parkinson.

Common Names

Ambarella, Golden apple, Jew plum, Otaheite apple, Tahiti mombin, Wi tree

Description

Green or orange-yellow with brown spots, soft and fibrous white or yellowish flesh, ovoid, 1-5 large spiny leathery seeds, 2-4 inches long.

Origin

Asia, Cambodia, China, Hong Kong, Laos, Philippines, Vietnam

Comments

Host for fruit flies (including Anastrepha spp., Bactrocera spp., & Ceratitis spp.).


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