Dondisia foetida Hasskl.; Vangueria acutiloba Robyns;
Vangueria commersonii Jacq.; Vangueria cymosa C.F.Gaertn.;
Vangueria edulis Lam. [Illegitimate]; Vangueria edulis Vahl;
Vangueria floribunda Robyns; Vangueria robynsii Tennant;
Vangueria venosa Hochst. ex A.Rich. [Invalid]; Vavanga chinensis Rohr; Vavanga edulis Vahl);
Tropical & S. Africa, Comoros, Madagascar: Angola, Benin, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Chad, Comoros, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, KwaZulu-Natal, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mozambique, Nigeria, Northern Provinces, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zaïre; Introduced into: Bangladesh, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, India, Leeward Is., Marquesas, New Caledonia, Puerto Rico, Queensland, Seychelles, Trinidad-Tobago as per POWO;
Vangueria madagascariensis, commonly known by the names Spanish-tamarind, or tamarind-of-the-Indies, is a species offlowering plant in the Rubiaceae family native to the African continent having edible fruit. It is the type species of the genusVangueria and was described in 1791 by Johann Friedrich Gmelin.
Can you send the photographs of a fresh fruit, if you can.
I can maybe get fresh fruits in a couple of weeks.
Until then, any possible id?
Vangueria edulis, its an African plant
Vangueria madagascariensis J.F.Gmel SN AUG 39 : 1 post by 1 author. Attachments (3).
Vangueria madagascariensis J.F.Gmel (= Vangueria edulis Vahl), Spanish-tamarind, Rubiaceae shrub/ small tree cultivated in Biocentre, Hulimavu, Bangalore, an introduced species.
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