carambola tree

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Related to carambola tree: Averrhoa carambola
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Noun1.carambola tree - East Indian tree bearing deeply ridged yellow-brown fruitcarambola tree - East Indian tree bearing deeply ridged yellow-brown fruit
star fruit, carambola - deeply ridged yellow-brown tropical fruit; used raw as a vegetable or in salad or when fully ripe as a dessert
fruit tree - tree bearing edible fruit
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1979) were isolated from the flowers, and several terpenoids (sesquiterpenes, monoterpenes, and one triterpene lupeol) were isolated from fruit or carambola tree bark.
After their parents died, on the advice of his greedy wife, the elder brother divided up the inheritance, taking for himself the lion's share of the rice land, leaving the younger only a mud hut with a spindly carambola tree in the center.
Amidst the lush, green vegetation grow orchids, benjamin figs, banyans, carambola trees, reeds, and cycads.