Avocado originates from Southern Mexico and Central America. It is a very nutritious fruit with a fatty flavor and a creamy texture. Avocado is often used in salads and can be regarded as a vegetable.Read More
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The marang tree originates from Borneo.
Fruits of marang are among the most tasty fruits in the genus Artocarpus.
Marang fruits have a shape between breadfruit and jackfruit.Read More
A tropical fruit tree endemic to Sulawesi, Indonesia.Read More
Wax apple or Water apple is native to Southeast Asia.
Fruits of some varieties are eaten fresh, but of other varieties the fruits are stewed or cooked.
The fruits are 4 to 5 cm long, and are wider than they are long. They have some resemblance to the pear-shaped Malay apple.Read More
Salak originates from Indonesia and Malaysia.Read More
Bilimbi has a sour taste and is usually not eaten fresh but is used to make jams or chutney. The bilimbi fruits are also used in some rice and fish recipes.
Bilimbi is a close relative of the Carambola.Read More
Bignay is native to Malaya and Asia.
Fruits of bignay grow in grape-like clusters with often twenty or thirty fruit per cluster. Fruits are used to make jelly, jam or wine. The fruits ripen unevenly so within a cluster the fruits have different colors.Read More
White currants belong to the same species as red currants (Ribes rubrum). The difference is just a variation in color.Read More
The cashew nut is a small evergreen tree which originates from Brazil. It is now planted in many tropical regions. The cashew nut is an edible seed. Also the so called 'cashew apple' is edible or can be used to produce juice.Read More
Buddha's hand is a variety of the citron. The fruits are segmented into finger-like sections. Buddha's hand originates from Northeastern India or China.Read More
The quince originates from Sout-West Asia.
Quince is related to apple and pear.Read More
The kiwifruit, or just kiwi, was first known as “Chinese Gooseberry”. It got its new name from the kiwi bird, one of the national symbols of New Zealand.
The kiwi fruit is a fuzzy brown egg-shaped fruit with green flesh.Read More
Gac fruit is a gourd shaped fruit that grows on a perennial vine. It is often grown in home gardens in Southeast Asia. The fruit is sometimes called the “fruit from heaven”.Read More
Cacao is a tropical tree. The seeds of the cacao tree are used to make cocoa powder and chocolate. The origin of cacao is the Amazon area in South America, but highest production is in Ivory Coast and Ghana.
Cacao contains a bitter alkaloid called Theobromine, which has a similar, but lesser, effect to Caffeine.Read More
Pulasan is related to the rambutan.Read More
The False mangosteen or Yellow mangosteen is related to the mangosteen. The yellow juicy fruits are edible and have an acid flavor.Read More
Cowa is a rather unknown tropical fruit, related to the mangosteen. The slightly sour fruits are edible.Read More
Phalsa or Falsa is a small fruit tree grown for its sweet and sour acidic fruits. It is a tropical fruit, native to Southern Asia.Read More