What is the name of the fruit commonly known as “Starfruit” because of its shape?[su_ad]
Answer: Carambola or starfruit, is a popular variety of fruit that is packed with nutrients and minerals. The name comes from the distinct shape of this fruit when it is cut in a cross-section – the shape of a star. The fruit is approximately 3-6 inches in length and the flesh of the fruit is yellow, crisp and tart in taste. The entire fruit can be eaten including the waxy outer layer. They may also be used in cooking and can be made into relishes, preserves, and juice drinks.