Diospyros decandra

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Diospyros decandra
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Gold Apple
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Ericales
Family: Ebenaceae
Genus: Diospyros
Species: D. decandra
Binomial name
Diospyros decandra
Lour.

Diospyros decandra, is a tropical tree in the Ebony family. Its flowers are white.

It is a popular tree in Vietnam where it is grown in urban areas and close to temples.[1] It is also the provincial tree of Chanthaburi Province, Thailand.

Fruits[edit]

Its fruits are yellow-colored and are known as "Gold Apple". They have a strong fragrant smell and have medicinal value.[2]

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