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mushroombob

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Fruit ID
« on: October 13, 2015, 08:44:45 PM »

This is growing in captain cook and I am ashamed to admit I don't know what it is

Please help

HIfarm

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Re: Fruit ID
« Reply #1 on: October 13, 2015, 09:50:11 PM »
Do you know if this is supposed to be an edible fruit?  The paired fruits and the leaves remind me of Tabernaemontana but I don't think that is it but maybe a cousin of it in the Apocynaceae family?

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Re: Fruit ID
« Reply #2 on: October 13, 2015, 10:16:29 PM »
I'm not sure. A friend is there and he asked what it was. I am usually pretty good at id ing but I cant figure this one out... I'll look into apocynaceae

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Re: Fruit ID
« Reply #3 on: October 13, 2015, 11:03:46 PM »
Ochrosia sp. ?

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Re: Fruit ID
« Reply #4 on: October 14, 2015, 10:27:31 AM »
We call it paklan or pakalana
The flowers smell good and have sweet a nectar honey suckle style..I've read that all part of tree are poisonous. Fruit not edible

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Re: Fruit ID
« Reply #5 on: October 14, 2015, 02:21:50 PM »
Wow, looks like I was way off, thanks for straightening this out, Micah.

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Re: Fruit ID
« Reply #6 on: October 15, 2015, 10:51:18 AM »
Jon, It might be a tabernaemontana sp, not sure.

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Re: Fruit ID
« Reply #7 on: October 16, 2015, 09:04:22 AM »
Mystery solved: Tabernaemontana litoralis, Apocynaceae.

Thanks Jon, and everyone !

 

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