Walnut-colored shell of a Tamarindus indica showing redwood-colored fruit
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Tamarindus indica

The fruit is called tamarindo in Colombia where it usually sold as a pulp often with sugar added. The pulp ia eaten directly this way or mixed as a juice. The fruit can also be eaten directly from the pod, but it is a little acidic.

Red flower buds and yellow flowers
Tamarindus flowers and leaves
Seed pods hanging on a tree
Tamarindus indica pulp in a bowl
Tamarind buds, flowers, and leaves
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