Averrhoa bilimbi L.

 
  • Family : OXALIDACEAE
    (WOOD SORREL FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Oxalidaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Averrhoa bilimbi L.
  • Common name : Bilimbi, Tree Sorrel, Kamias
  • Vernacular name : Bilimbi (Kannada); Bilibi, Bilimbi, Chemmeenpuli, Chimbili, Irumbampuli, Keerichakka, Pilinchi, Vilimbi (Malayalam); Bilimbi (Marathi)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Garden plant
  • Comments / notes : Cultivated in gardens and planted along roadsides
  • Flower, Fruit : Throughout the year
  • Native : Tropical America, Malaysia
  • World Distribution : Cultivated in tropics
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara; K.M. Mathew, 1983. flora of Tamil nadu canrnatic, vol. 3 (1); Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; N.P. Sing & S. Karthikeyan 2000. Flora of Maharashtra vol 1; Henry, Kumari & Chithra (1983). Flora of Tamil Nadu, India vol. 1.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. http://peninsula.ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Averrhoa bilimbi. Downloaded on 13 December 2019.

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