Thursday, April 8, 2010

Baccaurea

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 SE.asia.




Baccaurea angulata- red angle tampoi .




Baccaurea dulcis - rambai




Baccaurea macrocarpa – tampoi

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