|Tree with lots of fruit|
|The Melchor Hall katmon|
because of the impressive frisbee-sized white blooms. But a specimen in fruit is also attractive with the light colored round fruits standing out against the dark green foliage. I was also looking forward to see the big UP specimen in front of Melchor Hall and we found it heavily burdened with fruits in different ripening stages. The show staff then went on to do the necessary shots of the katmon tree. We also tasted the fruit and found it sour. But it is more pleasntly agreeable than the true elephant apple fruit or Dillenia indica.
|Katmon and elephant apple|
|Cross section of katmon and elephant apple|