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Starfruit - Averrhoa carambola The Starfruit - Averrhoa carambola is odd shaped, usually with 5 segments, making them look like a 5-pointed Star from the bottom.  Sometimes, instead of 5, they can also be 2 or 4 segmented, but this is not common. Averrhoa carambola,Carambola,Geotagged,Malaysia,Penang,Starfruit,Summer Click/tap to enlarge PromotedCountry intro

Starfruit - Averrhoa carambola

The Starfruit - Averrhoa carambola is odd shaped, usually with 5 segments, making them look like a 5-pointed Star from the bottom. Sometimes, instead of 5, they can also be 2 or 4 segmented, but this is not common.

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''Averrhoa carambola'' is a species of woody plant in the family Oxalidaceae; it has a number of common names including carambola and starfruit.

This evergreen tree is native to Southeast Asia and the Indian Subcontinent. ''A. carambola'' is a small tree or shrub that grows 5–12 metres tall, with rose to red-purple flowers. The flowers are small and bell-shaped, with five petals that have whitish edges. The flowers are often produced year round under tropical conditions.

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Similar species: Oxalidales
Species identified by Albert Kang
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Uploaded Sep 7, 2017. Captured Aug 22, 2017 08:16 in 554, Jalan Tanjung Bungah, Tanjung Tokong, 10470 Tanjung Bungah, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia.
  • TG-4
  • f/6.3
  • 1/200s
  • ISO200
  • 18mm