barbados cherry


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barbados cherry:

see acerolaacerola
or barbados cherry,
the edible fruit of Malpighia glabra, of the genera Bunchiosa and Malpighia of the family Malpighiaceae. The fleshy red stone fruits, about the size of a cherry, contain very high amounts of vitamin C and are eaten
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In these crops the most common fruits were barbados cherry (Malpighia punicifolia, Malpighiaceae), mombin fruits (Spondias purpurea, Anacardiaceae), papaya (Carica papaya, Caricaceae), yellow passion fruit (Passiflora edulis f.
3" W City Altitude Plants Boa Vista 88 m Guava 102 m Barbados cherry 90 m Barbados cherry 74 m Cashew Bonfim 105 m Barbados cherry 95 m Cashew Pacaraima 931 m Guava 942 m Mango Table 2.
suspensa had been reared from over 80 other fruits, including papaya, Barbados cherry and Surinam cherry which we sampled (Norrbom 2004).

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