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NTBG Plant Name:
Averrhoa carambola
Barcode:
PTBG1000054281
Specimen ID:
015858
Collector ID:
5642
Collector Name:
Tim Flynn
Collection Date:
October 14, 1994
Herbarium Name:
PTBG
Other Herbarium:
BISH
Region:
Hawaii
Country:
US
Island Group:
HAWAIIAN ISLANDS
Island:
Kauai
State:
HI
County:
Kauai County
District:
Koloa District
Locality:
KAUAI: Koloa District, Lawai Valley. Cultivated plants of the Allerton Estate at Lawai Kai.
Plant Category:
dicot
Plant Description:
Tree of 12 ft., leaves dark, more or less glossy green above dull grey-green below, young leaves tinged maroon, petiole, rachis, young stems tinged maroon; calyx & buds scarlet; petals lilac w/ narrow white margins and base; fruit 5-6 ribbed, 4-4.25 inches long X 3 inches wide, waxy pale yellow-green with darker green along edge of ribs, ripening waxy yellow-orange, flesh crisp, sweet-sour.
From Cultivated Plant:
Yes
Date of Record Creation:
February 22, 2016
Date of Last Update:
April 26, 2022

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