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Phalsa  #6  (Bengali = ফলসা): FLOWER  #4 | by 3Point141
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Phalsa #6 (Bengali = ফলসা): FLOWER #4

Little known and a rare but minor fruit, consumed mostly by birds.

 

The small tree is full of bloom.

Grewia asiatica

Family Tiliaceae

The Ghosh Grove, Rockledge, Florida, USA.

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Below is an excellent paper on Phalsa research in the US from Fort Valley State University,

Fort Valley, Georgia, USA.

 

PHALSA: A POTENTIAL NEW SMALL FRUIT FOR GEORGIA

  

www.hort.purdue.edu/newcrop/proceedings1999/v4-348.html

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Taken on October 14, 2007