Baccaurea macrocarpa

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Baccaurea macrocarpa
Baccaurea macrocarpa.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Malpighiales
Family: Phyllanthaceae
Genus: Baccaurea
Species: B. macrocarpa
Binomial name
Baccaurea macrocarpa
Müll.Arg.

Baccaurea macrocarpa, also called Tampoi, is a small, tropical rainforest substorey fruit trees native to Southeast Asia, especially Borneo. It is dioecious, and the female trees bear fruit directly on the trunk and large branches. The fruit is large, orange-skinned, white-fleshed, with a delicious tangy flavour somewhat like mandarin (tangerine). Depending on conditions, the fruit may closely clothe the trunk beautifully, like the fruit of many Ficus species.

Ripe fruits sold in Malaysia