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Fruit of osage orange (Maclura pomifera)

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Fruit of osage orange (Maclura pomifera)

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"Osage Orange" (Maclura pomifera) is a tree species from Moraceae family with wide crested and native to North America. It can grow up to 20 m. The fruit of the tree is pistachio green in color and 10 cm in diameter. The fruits form with a combination of a large number of juicy and seedy fruits. Milk secrets when crashed and due to the fungal and antioxidant compounds fruits are inedible. It is often used for reforestation of roads and streets, and also as fence plant. (Photo: Genclik parkı, An...

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Zeynel Cebeci


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landscape plants, fence plant, trees, Moraceae

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This resource is licensed under the license(CC-BY-NC-ND) Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported

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