Tuesday, April 3, 2012

Tampoi Fruit

Local Name : Tampoi
Scientific Name : Baccaurea macrocarpa
Other Names : Baccaurea griffithii
Family : Phyllanthaceae
Explanation :
Baccaurea macrocarpa, also called Tampoi, is a small,
tropical rainforest sub storey fruit trees native to Southeast Asia, especially Borneo. It is delicious, 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.
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  1. never listend abt this.tahnx 4 posting..n pics r just fabulous......

  2. There are a lot of exotic fruits in Malaysia. I'll be posting more local fruits and vegetables later. Thank you and take care.

  3. Can one get these in India??? I wanna have them!!!

  4. I'm not sure. U can try search using it's scientific name : Baccaurea macrocarpa and see wheater these fruit available in india or not.