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Synonyms for star apple

evergreen tree of West Indies and Central America having edible purple fruit star-shaped in cross section and dark green leaves with golden silky undersides

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He pointed out an immense variety of tropical vegetables and fruits, including star apples, rose apples, Ethiopian apples, tamarind, which tastes like apricot candy, and gunga peas (actually a bean and a Jamaican staple).
George-Dill recommends that Dominica look at switching to breadfruit, "fwaise" (mountain raspberry), mangoes, avocados, star apples, mangosteen and other native plant species that grow abundantly, could sell easily in foreign markets and are less harmful to the island's ecology.
Anaclito Abing, chairman of Barangay Kisante, said a 57year old grandmother was harvesting star apples in her farm when attacked by a "banakon.
As for her diet, Karylle usually snacks on fruits such as mango, star apples, and apples before eating big meals.