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  Winged Calabash

 

Thailand

The Winged Calabash, known in Thai as tihn pet farang, is a small tree with the botanical name Crescentia alata, that originally comes from Central America.

 

Its leaves attach to the main stem, some even directly on the trunk (fig.), by means of a winged petiole. See also List of Thai Botanical Names.

 

  Winged Calabash