FRUITS

 

  

Annona cornifolia is a small tree usually growing 2 - 3 metres tall, though specimens less than 30cm tall have been recorded The tree is sometimes harvested from the wild for local use of its edible fruit Seed - it is extremely slow to germinate, averaging 3 - 18 months germination time

  

Annona conica is a species of plant in the Annonaceae family It is endemic to Ecuador Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests and subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests

  

Rollinia deliciosa is a species of flowering plant in the custard-apple family, Annonaceae, that is native to tropical South America It is cultivated for its edible fruits, commonly known as biriba or wild sugar-apple, throughout the world's tropics and subtropics Rollinia's is grown best in warm subtropical to tropical conditions, intolerant of fruit cool conditions, hotness as low as 3 degrees can kill young trees

  

The large yellow fruit has a bumpy surface and soft spines Rollinia's perform best in warm subtropical to tropical conditions, intollerant of cool conditions, temperatures as low as 3 degrees can kill young trees

  

The flesh is whitish, aromatic, and delicious, balanced between sweet and sour The fruits are usually consumed fresh, but for those who are creative in the kitchen they can be turned into jiuces, ice creams and wines

  

Annona scleroderma, the cawesh or poshe-te, is a species of tree in the Annonaceae family, with an edible fruit the size of an orange The cream-colored flesh of the fruit has a creamy banana-pineapple flavor, and a soft texture The fruit's tough skin makes it particularly easy to handle

  

Annona stenophylla is a low-growing perennial plant with spreading, underground woody rhizomes Annual shoots up to 1 metre tall arise from the rhizome, these stems can be simple or branched and sometimes become woody and persist for more than one year The edible fruit is eagerly collected from the wild for local use A decoction is made from the roots

  

annona spragueiis a species of plant in the Annonaceae family It is endemic to Panama It is threatened by habitat loss

  

The kola nut is a caffeine-containing nut of evergreen trees of the genus Cola, primarily of the species Cola acuminata and Cola nitida Cola acuminata, an evergreen tree about 20 metres in height, has long, ovoid leaves pointed at both the ends with a leathery texture The trees have yellow flowers with purple spots, and star-shaped fruit

  

The pulasan, Nephelium mutabile Blume (family Sapindaceae), is a tropical fruit closely allied to the rambutan and sometimes confused with it It has various common names, including pulasan in English, Spanish and Malay, kapulasan in Indonesia, ngoh-khonsan in Thailand, and bulala or panungayan in the Philippines The fruit is ovoid, 5-7

  

Native to tropical lowland regions of Central and South America from Costa Rica south to Peru and Brazil The tree requires a tropical climate with or without a dry season It is rarely cultivated outside its natural range except in botanical gardens or as a curiosity

  

Syzygium curranii (Lipote) is a tree growing up to 15 metres tall The bole can be up to 30cm in diameterThe plant is harvested from the wild for local use as a food and source of wood

  

Langsatis a tropical fruit that comes in bunches of pale brown fruits that are translucent that are sweet and sour a bit like a cross between passion fruit and lychee Langsat is a nutritionally rich fruit containing many vital elements like proteins,carbohydrates, minerals, vitamins and dietary fiber in abundance It is rich in vitamin A,Thiamine and riboflavin which are necessary for many body functions

  

Langsatis a tropical fruit that comes in bunches of pale brown fruits that are translucent that are sweet and sour a bit like a cross between passion fruit and lychee Langsat is a nutritionally rich fruit containing many vital elements like proteins,carbohydrates, minerals, vitamins and dietary fiber in abundance It is rich in vitamin A,Thiamine and riboflavin which are necessary for many body functions

  

Garcinia atroviridis he large fruit has a very acid pulp which can be eaten raw or cooked It makes excellent jellies and compotes and can also be dried then added to soups The fruits are globose and about 7-10 cm in diameter A mature fruit can weigh up to 2 kg

  

The Garcina Even though it is supposed to be a variation gummigutta, I have my doubts The fruits look similar,but there are a lot of differences Papilla is endangered with very few trees in the wild and none in cultivation

  

A small fruit tree native to Central and South America that produces copious amounts of yellow fruit with edible arils that have a delicious, sweet taste It is a very adaptable plant that will grow in any tropical or warm temperate climate in USDA Zones 10 and above Fruit are variable in shape, averaging 4 to 5 cm in diameter and 5 to 6 cm in length

  

Garcinia Fruit plants is a tropical species of Garcinia native to Indonesia Common names include Garcinia cambogia (a former scientific name), as well as brindleberry, Malabar tamarind, and kudam puli (pot tamarind)This fruit looks like a small pumpkin and is green to pale yellow in color

  

Garcinia Indica or Kokum(called ?bhirnda? or ?bhinda? in Konkani, ?murugala hannu? in Kannada) can be called as one of the most used ingredient in Konkani cooking Almost every household at our native and Goa has a Kokum tree The seeds of the fruit have a white colored fleshy coating on it

  

A typical cherry fruit is a fleshy drupe (stone fruit) belonging to the genus prunus, which also includes fruits like plums, peaches and apricots Prunus avium is the name given to wild cherry as well as the cherry tree A typical cherry has a stony hard seed in the center surrounded by edible fleshy fruit measuring around 2 cm in diameter

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