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What Fruit/Tree is This???
« on: May 23, 2020, 07:38:42 PM »
Found this while cruising around my neighborhood. Looks like a big red cherry. Immature fruits are white/pale green. Tree looks super healthy and is growing in almost complete shade.




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Re: What Fruit/Tree is This???
« Reply #1 on: May 23, 2020, 07:52:23 PM »
Cant tell for sure from the pics but looks like a loquat tree.

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Re: What Fruit/Tree is This???
« Reply #2 on: May 23, 2020, 07:57:31 PM »
Thats a negative. Could be Jambu, but fruit was very small with full color and not very many fruit, which is atypical, but could be because its in shade or they may have already picked most the tree. But I still think fruit was too small and more of a round shape
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Re: What Fruit/Tree is This???
« Reply #3 on: May 23, 2020, 08:23:40 PM »
The leaf arrangement pattern is not similar to java plum/jamun but could be some other Syzigium species.
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Re: What Fruit/Tree is This???
« Reply #4 on: May 26, 2020, 11:15:41 PM »
The plant looks like NZ Karaka Corynocarpus laevigatus but can't be because the fruit is red not orange. There are other species of Corynocarpus in Australia maybe Corynocarpus cribbianus
https://florafnq.wordpress.com/2010/11/18/corynocarpus-cribbianus-corynocarpaceae/

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fig???
« Reply #5 on: May 27, 2020, 06:27:14 AM »
i m not a specialist, but it may be a tropical fig relative. If you can get your hands on a fruit, check if it has a pulp with small seeds like a fig or even a smell resembling a fig. The leaves surely resemble a tropical fig, but their fan arrangement may point to something different.

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Re: What Fruit/Tree is This???
« Reply #6 on: May 27, 2020, 11:13:54 AM »
It's in someones yard. If I catch someone outside, I will ask if they know or if I can have a fruit.

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Re: What Fruit/Tree is This???
« Reply #7 on: May 27, 2020, 01:11:55 PM »
Can you get ahold of a leaf? You could crush and smell it.  Myrtaceae are often aromatic.
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Re: What Fruit/Tree is This???
« Reply #8 on: May 27, 2020, 01:24:00 PM »
Strangler fig-Ficus aurea?

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Re: What Fruit/Tree is This???
« Reply #9 on: May 27, 2020, 03:09:15 PM »
Strangler fig-Ficus aurea?

nah. fruit hangs like a traditional cherry and they are bigger and leaves are different

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Re: What Fruit/Tree is This???
« Reply #10 on: May 28, 2020, 12:12:06 AM »
Looks a little like grumichama.

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Re: What Fruit/Tree is This???
« Reply #11 on: May 28, 2020, 06:29:11 AM »
Take better pictures. leaf, fruit, seed, bark, trunk, leaf arrangement on stem, underside topside of leaf, smell when crushed, sap. Those are the sort of info needed.

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Re: What Fruit/Tree is This???
« Reply #12 on: May 28, 2020, 08:01:46 AM »
Take better pictures. leaf, fruit, seed, bark, trunk, leaf arrangement on stem, underside topside of leaf, smell when crushed, sap. Those are the sort of info needed.

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Re: What Fruit/Tree is This???
« Reply #13 on: May 28, 2020, 10:11:50 AM »
More pics








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Re: What Fruit/Tree is This???
« Reply #14 on: May 28, 2020, 05:35:39 PM »
Are those aerial roots coming from the tree, or unassociated vines? If aerial roots and from the leaves it looks like sort of fig there are many.

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Re: What Fruit/Tree is This???
« Reply #15 on: May 29, 2020, 02:09:19 AM »
Are those aerial roots coming from the tree, or unassociated vines? If aerial roots and from the leaves it looks like sort of fig there are many.
They seem to be aerial roots. The fruit too looks like a tropical fig (the leaf arrangement reminded me of Pouteria, but the fruit looks more like of a tropical fig).
I vote for it being a tropical fig tree native to SE Asia or Australia. It may be even a type of fig tree called balete https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Balete_tree  Beware, the balete tree is believed to be haunted!

 

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