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Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Rosids
Cladus: Eurosids I
Ordo: Oxalidales

Familia: Oxalidaceae
Genus: Averrhoa
Species: – A. dolichocarpa – A. leucopetala – A. microphyllaA. bilimbi - A. carambola

Averrhoa L., 1753.

Carambola Adans., Fam. 2: 508. 1763.


Farr, E.R. & Zijlstra, G. (eds.) 1996 onwards. in Index Nominum Genericorum (Plantarum). Accessed: 2011 Sept 28.
Linnaeus, C. 1753. Species Plantarum 1: 428.

Vernacular names
magyar: Karambola
ไทย: สกุลมะเฟือง

Averrhoa is a genus of trees in the family Oxalidaceae, of the order Oxalidales, named after Averroes, a 12th-century astronomer and philosopher from Al-Andalus.[1]
Selected species

The genus comprises about a dozen species, of which two, the carambola and the bilimbi, are cultivated for their fruits :
Averrhoa bilimbi L. -- Bilimbi
Averrhoa carambola L. -- Starfruit or carambola
Averrhoa dolichocarpa Rugayah & Sunarti
Averrhoa leucopetala Rugayah & Sunarti
Averrhoa microphylla Tardieu
Averrhoa minima Perr.
Averrhoa sinica Hance

List source :[2]


Umberto Quattrocchi (29 November 1999). CRC World Dictionary of Plant Names: Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology. CRC Press. p. 241. ISBN 978-0-8493-2673-8.
"Query Results for Genus Averrhoa". International Plant Names Index. Retrieved February 5, 2010.

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