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#58337 Jun 5th, 2007 at 06:16 AM
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As a child, I used to pick its fruits. They're sweet and has very small seeds (resembling fish roe). The fruit is about 1.5cm. The leaves are about 5cm in length. I couldn't photograph the whole tree though, 'cos I didn't my camera with me. So, I just took some sample of the leaves and fruits. Does anybody know what this plant is? The link is:

http://picasaweb.google.co.uk/Hafizah287/Plants

Photos 20 and 21. ;)

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#58504 Jun 5th, 2007 at 07:57 AM
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No, it's too small (1.5cm) to be Pomegranate.

#58951 Jun 5th, 2007 at 07:56 PM
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no, not pomegranates... but i should know what they are... i just can't remember! i'll ask my daughter tomorrow. she's leaving for the philippines next week, and if she doesn't remember now, she'll figure it out while she is there, they kids eat them there....

#59004 Jun 5th, 2007 at 11:28 PM
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Thanks for the help, Jiffymouse! flwr

Nur #59006 Jun 6th, 2007 at 01:00 AM
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It's what we locals call "cheri" or Cherry....


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Thanks, Norhaini. Actually, here, it's also known as Cherry, but I'd like to know its botanical name. ;)

Nur #59009 Jun 6th, 2007 at 03:14 AM
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emmm... me too!! i dont think it has any relation to da temperate cherry trees... or does it??


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Hm... My guess would be 'no'. But then again, we wouldn't know...

Nur #59494 Jun 6th, 2007 at 03:05 PM
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If the fruit is mostly seed, and the bark is deeply wrinkled, it is a Hackberry tree.


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HesterPryse #59819 Jun 7th, 2007 at 01:39 AM
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Whoops.. I forgot to have a look at the bark..

#78290 Jun 28th, 2007 at 01:15 PM
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Originally Posted by Jiffymouse
no, not pomegranates... but i should know what they are... i just can't remember! i'll ask my daughter tomorrow. she's leaving for the philippines next week, and if she doesn't remember now, she'll figure it out while she is there, they kids eat them there....


Any answer yet? why

Nur #78484 Jun 28th, 2007 at 07:19 PM
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ok, ellie is in the philippines as i type, and i asked her about it. i'm going to send her the link to the pic and she's going to try to get a name for us when they go to market!

#78907 Jun 29th, 2007 at 10:52 AM
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Okay, thanks! kissie

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The first thing that pops into my head is Amelanchier (Serviceberry), is it that?

iheartflowers #81387 Jul 3rd, 2007 at 03:37 AM
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Nope, that's not it. The leaves are different.

Thanks, anyway. ;)


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