fruit tree

Definitions of fruit tree
  1. noun
    tree bearing edible fruit
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    custard apple, custard apple tree
    any of several tropical American trees bearing fruit with soft edible pulp
    Persea Americana, avocado, avocado tree
    tropical American tree bearing large pulpy green fruits
    Durio zibethinus, durian, durian tree, durion
    tree of southeastern Asia having edible oval fruit with a hard spiny rind
    Salvadora persica, mustard tree, toothbrush tree
    glabrous or pubescent evergreen shrub or tree of the genus Salvadora; twigs are fibrous and in some parts of the world are bound together in clusters and used as a toothbrush; shoots are used as camel fodder; plant ash provides salt
    olive tree
    a tree of the genus Olea cultivated for its fruit
    Grias cauliflora, anchovy pear, anchovy pear tree
    West Indian tree bearing edible fruit resembling mango
    Eugenia corynantha, sour cherry
    Australian tree with sour red fruit
    Eugenia uniflora, Surinam cherry, pitanga
    Brazilian tree with spicy red fruit; often cultivated in California and Florida
    Eugenia jambos, jambosa, rose apple, rose-apple tree
    tropical tree of the East Indies cultivated for its edible fruit
    Myrciaria cauliflora, jaboticaba, jaboticaba tree
    small evergreen tropical tree native to Brazil and West Indies but introduced into southern United States; grown in Brazil for its edible tough-skinned purple grapelike fruit that grows all along the branches
    Psidium guajava, guava, guava bush, true guava
    small tropical American shrubby tree; widely cultivated in warm regions for its sweet globular yellow fruit
    Psidium littorale, guava, strawberry guava, yellow cattley guava
    small tropical shrubby tree bearing small yellowish fruit
    Psidium cattleianum, Psidium littorale longipes, cattley guava, purple strawberry guava
    small tropical shrubby tree bearing deep red oval fruit
    Brazilian guava, Psidium guineense
    South American tree having fruit similar to the true guava
    Punica granatum, pomegranate, pomegranate tree
    shrub or small tree native to southwestern Asia having large red many-seeded fruit
    Garcinia mangostana, mangosteen, mangosteen tree
    East Indian tree with thick leathery leaves and edible fruit
    Mammea americana, mamey, mammee, mammee apple, mammee tree
    tropical American tree having edible fruit with a leathery rind
    Carica papaya, melon tree, papaia, papaya, papaya tree, pawpaw
    tropical American shrub or small tree having huge deeply palmately cleft leaves and large oblong yellow fruit
    mulberry, mulberry tree
    any of several trees of the genus Morus having edible fruit that resembles the blackberry
    Artocarpus altilis, Artocarpus communis, breadfruit, breadfruit tree
    native to Pacific islands and having edible fruit with a texture like bread
    Artocarpus heterophyllus, jackfruit, jackfruit tree
    East Indian tree cultivated for its immense edible fruit and seeds
    Artocarpus odoratissima, marang, marang tree
    Philippine tree similar to the breadfruit tree bearing edible fruit
    Chrysobalanus icaco, coco plum, coco plum tree, cocoa plum, icaco
    small tropical American tree bearing edible plumlike fruit
    Cydonia oblonga, quince, quince bush
    small Asian tree with pinkish flowers and pear-shaped fruit; widely cultivated
    Eriobotrya japonica, Japanese medlar, Japanese plum, loquat, loquat tree
    evergreen tree of warm regions having fuzzy yellow olive-sized fruit with a large free stone; native to China and Japan
    apple tree
    any tree of the genus Malus especially those bearing firm rounded edible fruits
    Mespilus germanica, medlar, medlar tree
    small deciduous Eurasian tree cultivated for its fruit that resemble crab apples
    plum, plum tree
    any of several trees producing edible oval fruit having a smooth skin and a single hard stone
    plumcot, plumcot tree
    hybrid produced by crossing Prunus domestica and Prunus armeniaca
    apricot, apricot tree
    Asian tree having clusters of usually white blossoms and edible fruit resembling the peach
    cherry, cherry tree
    any of numerous trees and shrubs producing a small fleshy round fruit with a single hard stone; many also produce a valuable hardwood
    almond tree
    any of several small bushy trees having pink or white blossoms and usually bearing nuts
    Prunus persica, peach, peach tree
    cultivated in temperate regions
    Prunus persica nectarina, nectarine, nectarine tree
    variety or mutation of the peach bearing fruit with smooth skin and (usually) yellow flesh
    Pyrus communis, pear, pear tree
    Old World tree having sweet gritty-textured juicy fruit; widely cultivated in many varieties
    any tree of the genus Genipa bearing yellow flowers and edible fruit with a thick rind
    Averrhoa carambola, carambola, carambola tree
    East Indian tree bearing deeply ridged yellow-brown fruit
    Averrhoa bilimbi, bilimbi
    East Indian evergreen tree bearing very acid fruit
    citrus, citrus tree
    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
    Irvingia gabonensis, dika, wild mango, wild mango tree
    African tree with edible yellow fruit resembling mangos; valued for its oil-rich seed and hardy green wood that resists termites
    Blighia sapida, akee, akee tree
    widely cultivated in tropical and subtropical regions for its fragrant flowers and colorful fruits; introduced in Jamaica by William Bligh
    Dimocarpus longan, Euphorbia litchi, Nephelium longana, longan, longanberry, lungen
    tree of southeastern Asia to Australia grown primarily for its sweet edible fruit resembling litchi nuts; sometimes placed in genera Euphorbia or Nephelium
    Litchi chinensis, Nephelium litchi, lichee, litchi, litchi tree
    Chinese tree cultivated especially in Philippines and India for its edible fruit; sometimes placed in genus Nephelium
    Melicocca bijuga, Melicocca bijugatus, Spanish lime, Spanish lime tree, genip, ginep, honey berry, mamoncillo
    tropical American tree bearing a small edible fruit with green leathery skin and sweet juicy translucent pulp
    Nephelium lappaceum, rambotan, rambutan, rambutan tree
    Malayan tree bearing spiny red fruit
    Nephelium mutabile, pulasan, pulasan tree, pulassan
    East Indian fruit tree bearing fruit similar to but sweeter than that of the rambutan
    Mangifera indica, mango, mango tree
    large evergreen tropical tree cultivated for its large oval fruit
    Spondias mombin, hog plum, yellow mombin, yellow mombin tree
    tropical American tree having edible yellow fruit
    Spondias purpurea, jocote, mombin, mombin tree
    common tropical American shrub or small tree with purplish fruit
    persimmon, persimmon tree
    any of several tropical trees of the genus Diospyros
    Chrysophyllum cainito, caimito, 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
    Achras zapota, Manilkara zapota, sapodilla, sapodilla tree
    large tropical American evergreen yielding chicle gum and edible fruit; sometimes placed in genus Achras
    Pouteria campechiana nervosa, canistel, canistel tree
    tropical tree of Florida and West Indies yielding edible fruit
    Annona cherimola, cherimoya, cherimoya tree
    small tropical American tree bearing round or oblong fruit
    Annona diversifolia, ilama, ilama tree
    tropical American tree grown in southern United States having a whitish pink-tinged fruit
    Annona muricata, prickly custard apple, soursop, soursop tree
    small tropical American tree bearing large succulent slightly acid fruit
    Annona reticulata, bullock heart, bullock's heart, bullock's heart tree
    small tropical American tree bearing a bristly heart-shaped acid tropical fruit
    Annona squamosa, sweetsop, sweetsop tree
    tropical American tree bearing sweet pulpy fruit with thick scaly rind and shiny black seeds
    Annona glabra, pond apple, pond-apple tree
    small evergreen tree of tropical America with edible fruit; used chiefly as grafting stock
    Asimina triloba, papaw, papaw tree, pawpaw
    small tree native to the eastern United States having oblong leaves and fleshy fruit
    European olive tree, Olea europaea, olive
    evergreen tree cultivated in the Mediterranean region since antiquity and now elsewhere; has edible shiny black fruits
    Olea cunninghamii, black maire
    northern Zealand tree having dense hard light-brown wood
    Olea lanceolata, white maire
    small New Zealand tree having red pulpy one-seeded fruit
    Morus alba, white mulberry
    Asiatic mulberry with white to pale red fruit; leaves used to feed silkworms
    Morus nigra, black mulberry
    European mulberry having dark foliage and fruit
    Morus rubra, red mulberry
    North American mulberry having dark purple edible fruit
    Malus pumila, apple, orchard apple tree
    native Eurasian tree widely cultivated in many varieties for its firm rounded edible fruits
    crab apple, crabapple, wild apple
    any of numerous wild apple trees usually with small acidic fruit
    crab apple, crabapple, cultivated crab apple
    any of numerous varieties of crab apples cultivated for their small acidic (usually bright red) fruit used for preserves or as ornamentals for their blossoms
    wild plum, wild plum tree
    an uncultivated plum tree or shrub
    Prunus domestica, common plum
    any of various widely distributed plums grown in the cooler temperate areas
    Prunus insititia, bullace
    small wild or half-domesticated Eurasian plum bearing small ovoid fruit in clusters
    Prunus mexicana, big-tree plum
    small tree of southwestern United States having purplish-red fruit sometimes cultivated as an ornamental for its large leaves
    Canada plum, Prunus nigra
    small tree native to northeastern North America having oblong orange-red fruit
    Japanese apricot, Prunus mume, mei
    Japanese ornamental tree with fragrant white or pink blossoms and small yellow fruits
    Prunus armeniaca, common apricot
    temperate zone tree bearing downy yellow to rosy fruits
    Prunus dasycarpa, black apricot, purple apricot
    small hybrid apricot of Asia and Asia Minor having purplish twigs and white flowers following by inferior purple fruit
    wild cherry, wild cherry tree
    an uncultivated cherry tree
    Prunus avium, sweet cherry
    large Eurasian tree producing small dark bitter fruit in the wild but edible sweet fruit under cultivation
    Prunus capuli, capulin, capulin tree
    Mexican black cherry tree having edible fruit
    Prunus cerasifera, cherry plum, myrobalan, myrobalan plum
    small Asiatic tree bearing edible red or yellow fruit
    Prunus cerasus, sour cherry, sour cherry tree
    rather small Eurasian tree producing red to black acid edible fruit
    Amygdalus communis, Prunus amygdalus, Prunus dulcis, almond, sweet almond
    small bushy deciduous tree native to Asia and North Africa having pretty pink blossoms and highly prized edible nuts enclosed in a hard green hull; cultivated in southern Australia and California
    Amygdalus communis amara, Prunus dulcis amara, bitter almond
    almond trees having white blossoms and poisonous nuts yielding an oil used for flavoring and for medicinal purposes
    Prunus glandulosa, dwarf flowering almond
    small Chinese shrub with smooth unfurrowed dark red fruit grown especially for its red or pink or white flowers
    Prunus japonica, flowering almond, oriental bush cherry
    woody oriental plant with smooth unfurrowed red fruit grown especially for its white or pale pink blossoms
    Catalina cherry, Prunus lyonii
    evergreen shrub or small tree found on Catalina Island (California)
    Japanese plum, Prunus salicina
    small tree of China and Japan bearing large yellow to red plums usually somewhat inferior to European plums in flavor
    flowering cherry
    any of several shrubs or trees of the genus Prunus cultivated for their showy white or pink single or double blossoms
    Pacific plum, Prunus subcordata, Sierra plum
    shrub of the Pacific coast of the United States bearing small red insipid fruit
    Prunus tenella, Russian almond, dwarf Russian almond
    Asiatic shrub cultivated for its rosy red flowers
    Prunus triloba, flowering almond
    deciduous Chinese shrub or small tree with often trilobed leaves grown for its pink-white flowers
    Prunus virginiana, chokecherry, chokecherry tree
    a common wild cherry of eastern North America having small bitter black berries favored by birds
    Genipa Americana, genipap fruit, jagua, marmalade box
    tree of the West Indies and northern South America bearing succulent edible orange-sized fruit
    orange, orange tree
    any citrus tree bearing oranges
    Citrus decumana, Citrus grandis, Citrus maxima, pomelo, pomelo tree, pummelo, shaddock
    southeastern Asian tree producing large fruits resembling grapefruits
    Citrus medica, citron, citron tree
    thorny evergreen small tree or shrub of India widely cultivated for its large lemonlike fruits that have thick warty rind
    Citrus paradisi, grapefruit
    citrus tree bearing large round edible fruit having a thick yellow rind and juicy somewhat acid pulp
    Citrus reticulata, mandarin, mandarin orange, mandarin orange tree
    shrub or small tree having flattened globose fruit with very sweet aromatic pulp and thin yellow-orange to flame-orange rind that is loose and easily removed; native to southeastern Asia
    Citrus tangelo, tangelo, tangelo tree, ugli fruit
    hybrid between grapefruit and mandarin orange; cultivated especially in Florida
    Citrus limonia, lemanderin, rangpur, rangpur lime
    hybrid between mandarin orange and lemon having very acid fruit with orange peel
    Citrus limon, lemon, lemon tree
    a small evergreen tree that originated in Asia but is widely cultivated for its fruit
    Citrus aurantifolia, lime, lime tree
    any of various related trees bearing limes
    Citroncirus webberi, citrange, citrange tree
    more aromatic and acidic than oranges
    cumquat, kumquat, kumquat tree
    any of several trees or shrubs of the genus Fortunella bearing small orange-colored edible fruits with thick sweet-flavored skin and sour pulp
    Diospyros kaki, Japanese persimmon, kaki
    small deciduous Asiatic tree bearing large red or orange edible astringent fruit
    American persimmon, Diospyros virginiana, possumwood
    medium-sized tree of dry woodlands in the southern and eastern United States bearing yellow or orange very astringent fruit that is edible when fully ripe
    Diospyros lotus, date plum
    an Asiatic persimmon tree cultivated for its small yellow or purplish-black edible fruit much valued by Afghan tribes
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    angiospermous tree, flowering tree
    any tree having seeds and ovules contained in the ovary
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