pomelo tree


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Noun1.pomelo tree - southeastern Asian tree producing large fruits resembling grapefruitspomelo tree - southeastern Asian tree producing large fruits resembling grapefruits
pomelo, shaddock - large pear-shaped fruit similar to grapefruit but with coarse dry pulp
genus Citrus - orange; lemon; lime; etc.
citrus tree, citrus - any of numerous tropical usually thorny evergreen trees of the genus Citrus having leathery evergreen leaves and widely cultivated for their juicy edible fruits having leathery aromatic rinds
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Whang-od utilizes a mixture of soot and water as her tattoo ink while she uses a Pomelo tree thorn and bamboo to draw on the person's skin.
Grapefruit cultivation began in the Americas in the late 1690s, when seeds from the Polynesian pomelo tree were planted in the British colony of Barbados and dubbed a "forbidden fruit." Botanists would later adapt the fruit to evolve into what we know as grapefruit today.
Rina said their most recent figures show that there are 35ha dedicated to pomelo cultivation, with approximately 2,000 of the 100,000 pomelo trees ready for harvesting.