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Ackee Tree/Fruit - Blighia sapida Red Coloured Fruit, opens up with black seeds. Ackee Tree,Ackee apple,Batangas,Blighia sapida,Geotagged,Philippines,Summer,Tingloy Click/tap to enlarge Country intro

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The ackee, also known as achee, ackee apple or akee is a member of the Sapindaceae , as are the lychee and the longan. It is native to tropical West Africa in Cameroon, Gabon, São Tomé and Príncipe, Benin, Burkina Faso, Ivory Coast, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Mali, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone and Togo.

The scientific name honours Captain William Bligh who took the fruit from Jamaica to the Royal Botanic Gardens in Kew, England in 1793 and introduced it to science. The.. more

Similar species: Sapindales
Species identified by Albert Kang
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Uploaded Aug 26, 2017. Captured Jul 18, 2017 13:36 in Unnamed Road, Tingloy, Batangas, Philippines.
  • TG-4
  • f/2.8
  • 1/320s
  • ISO100
  • 4.5mm