There are something different on my bilimbi.
I'm finding red-maroon color on that bark.
Wow... my bilimbi is blooming.
That barks are full of flowers.
I have a bilimbi on my front yard.
Bilimbi (Averrhoa bilimbi) is well known as cucumber tree or tree sorrel.
In Indonesia it's called belimbing wuluh or belimbing asam.
That flowers have a lot of usefulness.
We usually use that flower infusion to reduce cough, gingivitis and thrush.
High vitamin C source...
If we put the red flowers onto the hot-warm water, the soaking water will change into reddish color.
That's red flowers are sought as the ingredients of natural red dye for traditional textiles.
The leaf infusion is a remedy for coughs and is taken after childbirth as a tonic.
Bilimbi leaves decoction is taken to relieve rectal inflammation, rheumatism, high blood pressure and parotitis.
|A cluster of flowers...|
|Flower... flower... flower...|
|Green leaves with reddish shoot|