Plant ID forum: Tropical tree..

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Name: Myriam
Ghent, Belgium (Zone 8a)
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bonitin
May 20, 2015 6:09 AM CST
..in a front yard in Rio de Janeiro

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Name: Dave Paul
Puna, HI (Zone 10b)
Live in a rainforest, get wet feet.
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Metrosideros
May 21, 2015 3:32 PM CST
That looks like Averrhoa carambola, Star Fruit.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Averrhoa_carambola

http://www.plantoftheweek.org/week313.shtml

http://www.hort.purdue.edu/newcrop/morton/carambola.html
Name: Lin
Florida (Zone 9b)
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plantladylin
May 21, 2015 6:48 PM CST
I agree! Star Fruit (Averrhoa carambola)
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Name: Myriam
Ghent, Belgium (Zone 8a)
Charter ATP Member Ferns Native Plants and Wildflowers Cat Lover Birds Bee Lover
Organic Gardener I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Frogs and Toads Plant Identifier
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bonitin
May 22, 2015 12:08 AM CST
Thank You! Dave and Lin
Interesting to see the tree where the pretty Starfruit comes from!
Name: Lin
Florida (Zone 9b)
Region: United States of America Morning Glories Region: Florida Houseplants Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database!
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plantladylin
May 22, 2015 8:59 AM CST
The thanks for identifying goes to Dave! Thumbs up I was a little late to the party but I recognized that tree because I've seen it's growing in south Florida. Green Grin!
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