Thursday, 8 April 2010


Baccaurea of family Phyllanthaceae, is a genus of small, dioecious trees. The flowers are borned in clustered spikes. The fruit is a drupe, has a firm, fleshy pericarp, with 1 – 6 large seeds, with juicy sourly endocarp. Several species are edible, and some are cultivated.

There are some 80 species of Baccaurea genus, distributed naturally from India to

Baccaurea angulata- red angle tampoi .

Baccaurea dulcis - rambai

Baccaurea macrocarpa – tampoi

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