Wax apple

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    Wax apple @ OKINAWA Fkuit Land
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    Wax apple @ OKINAWA Fkuit Land
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    Wax apple @ Tokyo Metropolitan Jindai Botanical Park
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    Wax apple @ Tokyo Metropolitan Jindai Botanical Park
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    Wax apple @ OKINAWA Fkuit Land
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    Wax apple @ OKINAWA Fkuit Land
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    Wax apple @ Taipei

Basic information

Flower Name
Wax apple
Formal Name
Syzygium samarangense
Alias
Rose Apple
Habitat
Malay Peninsula
Morph
evergreen medium and high tree

Comment

What is Wax apple

Wax apple (scientific name: Syzygium samarangense) is native to South India, Malay Peninsula, evergreen middle tall tree of the genus Syzygium. A flower consisting of a small white four flower flower, four calyx pieces, and a large number of male shoves will bloom. The fruit is shiny like a wax on the epidermis as it turns red when first ripening whitish. The flesh is spongy, has no weight (lightly), has apple flavor in a gentle manner, its taste is fresh white like sweetness like pear, its flavor and acidity are thin and its chewiness is crisp. Flesh is white and fruit juice is small. Easily break by hand, so we eat except seeds.

Common name: Wax apple, Scientific name: Syzygium samarangense, aka: java futomo , 、Leaf shape: oblong, leaf shape: contrary, leaf margin: all edges, radial symmetry , Flower color: white flower, flower size: 3 to 4 cm, flowering period: April, calyx: 4, petal: 4, fruit type: fruit type, fruit color: red · peach · white · green, June, fruit diameter: 5 to 6 cm.

Detailed information

Order
Myrtales
Family
Myrtaceae
Genus
Syzygium
Species
S. Samarangense
Flower type
Zygomorphic Flower
Flower array
Cyme
Petal shape
Cross
Leaf type
Oblong
Leaf edge
Entire Fringe
Flowering place
(sub-) Tropical area
Color
White
Season
Apr
Height
500 ~ 1000 [cm]
Diameter
3 ~ 4

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