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cucumber tree:

see magnoliamagnolia,
common name for plants of the genus Magnolia, and for the Magnoliaceae, a family of deciduous or evergreen trees and shrubs, often with showy flowers. They are principally of north temperate regions with centers of distribution in Asia and E North America.
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cucumber tree

[′kyü·kəm·bər ‚trē]
(forestry)
Magnolia acuminata. A species that grows in the Appalachian and Ozark mountains and may reach a height of 80 feet (20 meters), rarely 100 feet (30 meters). The ripe fruit is red and resembles a small cucumber in shape.
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The bilimbi fruit turns bright green when ripe and falls to the ground.
Evaluation of Total Phenolic Content, Free Radical Scavenging Activity and Phytochemical Screening of Different Extracts of Averrhoa bilimbi (Fruits).
Portanto, o objetivo deste trabalho e descrever as caracteristicas morfologicas de frutos, sementes e plantulas de Averrhoa bilimbi L., oriundas de frutos imaturos e maduros.
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Another ingredient used by the TMP in his polyherbal formulation for treatment of fever was Averrhoa bilimbi; folk medicinal uses of the plant against fever have been reviewed [27].
bilimbi fruits used in these experiments were fresh and collected from a household garden and identified.
The mechanism of hypoglycemic action of the semi-purified fractions of Averrhoa bilimbi in streptozotocin diabetic rats.
The plants that were cultivated for commercial purposes as well as used as medicinal plants included Mangifera indica, Annona squamosa, Cocos nucifera, Terminalia chebula, Lagenaria vulgaris, Momordica charantia, Dillenia indica, Cajanus cajan, Tamarindus indica, Cinnamomum tamala, Punica granatum, Moringa oleifera, Psidium guajava, Syzygium cumini, Syzygium samarangense, Averrhoa bilimbi, Averrhoa carambola, Piper betle, Zizyphus mauritiana, Aegle marmelos, Citrus aurantifolia, and Curcuma longa.
(64) A more direct relationship with Sun is provided by saplings of the 115-year-old suanzi tree (Averrhoa Bilimbi L., Bilimbing Besi) which Sun had planted in his house in Cuiheng Village.
Put in the pot are 'iba' ('bilimbi' or simply kamias), 'siling kulikot' (that is, labuyo, bird's eye chili), whole pepper, hand-crushed cherry tomatoes, crushed unpeeled ginger, garlic, sliced onions.