FRUITS

 

  

The Mangosteen fruit reaches a size of about 4 cm in diameter The actual edible portion is the white orange like sections found on the inside Many people say that this is their favorite fruit

  

Macadamia is a genus of four species of trees indigenous to Australia and constituting part of the plant family Proteaceae They are native to north eastern New South Wales and central and south eastern Queensland The tree is commercially important for its fruit, the macadamia nuts

  

Marian plum in Thai is calledmaprang (ma-praang and another name is ma-yong), and in Latin - bouea macrophylla Other popular names of this fruit: - Plum mango, - Marian mango, - Mayun (Myanmar), - Ramania ? gandaria (Indonesia), - Kundang, rembunia and setar (Malaysia) Medium-sized evergreen tree, 12–20 m (40–65 ft) tall, with a dense, rounded crown

  

Lansium parasiticum, also known as langsat or lanzones, is a species of tree in the Mahogany family The plant, which originates from western Southeast Asia, bears edible fruit It is the provincial flower for the Indonesian province of South Sumatra

  

The Olosapo fruit (Couepia polyandra) a member of the Rosaceae or rose family, is indigenous to Central America and Mexico In Florida it makes an attractive small gray-trunked tree with 5- to 7-inch-long leaves, shiny dark green on top with a contrasting dull whitish-tomentose green under side Several crops of fruit are borne annually, usually appearing from early fall through spring

  

Nance fruit grows in clusters on large shrubs approximately 10 meters tall The small fruits are round and only 1 to 2 centimeters in diameter Nance fruit matures from green to a yellow-orange color

  

Stelechocarpus burahol is recognized by several other common and local names such as the kepel, kepel fruit, keppel fruit, kepel apple, or burahol They are from the humid evergreen forests of Southeast Asia and it is an annonaceous plant type And Kepel fruit plants in Keralais Avialable now

  

There are two varieties ofsantol fruit, previously considered two different species, the yellow variety and the red The difference is in the color that the older leaves turn before falling The red appears to be more common and the reddish leaves mixed with the green ones add to the distinction and attractiveness of the tree

  

Thaumatococcus daniellii is a plant species from Africa, known for being the natural source of thaumatin, an intensely sweet protein which is of interest in the development of sweeteners When the fleshy part of the fruit is eaten, this molecule binds to the tongue's taste buds, causing sour foods to taste sweetIt is a large, rhizomatous, flowering herb native to the rainforests of western Africa from Sierra Leone to Democratic Republic of the Congo

  

Carissa macrocarpa is a shrub native to South Africa It is commonly known as the Natal plum and, in South Africa, the large num-num In Zulu, as well as in the Bantu tribes of Uganda, it is called Amathungulu or umThungulu oBomvu

  

Mangifera pajang fruit plants (Mangifera) is a species of plant in the family Anacardiaceae It is found only in Borneo, which comprises the Brunei sultanate, Kalimantan province of Indonesia, and the Malaysian states of Sabah and Sarawak The fruit is known in Borneo with its native name, Bambangan A very popular fruit within its native range, where it is commonly harvested from the wild and sold in local markets

  

Rumdul is a fruit from South East Asia However, it is most famous in Cambodia This tre has a very fragrant flower which has now been declared as national flower of Cambodia

  

The Thron Apple (Datura stramonium)Datura has been used in traditional medicine to relieve asthma symptoms and as an analgesic during surgery or bonesetting It is also a powerful hallucinogen and deliriant, which is used entheogenically for the intense visions it produces However, the tropane alkaloids responsible for both the medicinal and hallucinogenic properties are fatally toxic in only slightly higher amounts than the medicinal dosage, and careless use often results in hospitalizations and deaths

  

Nance fruit grows in clusters on large shrubs approximately 10 meters tall The small fruits are round and only 1 to 2 centimeters in diameter Nance fruit matures from green to a yellow-orange color

  

It is a shrub or small tree growing to 8 m tall The leaves are broadly rounded, 5?18 cm long and broad, with a petiole 1?15 cm long

  

Citrus medica var sarcodactylis, or the fingered citron, is an unusually shaped citron variety whose fruit is segmented into finger-like sections, resembling those seen on representations of Buddha It is called Buddha's hand

  

The kei apple, Dovyalis caffra Warb (syn Aberia caffra Harv

  

Safou fruit Native to the humid, tropical forests of West and Central Africa, safou (Dacryodes edulis) is also known as the “butterfruit” for its rich, oily pulp But safou is more than just creamy and delicious It’s quickly becoming an important cash crop for small farmers in Africa and has proven useful in agroforestry systems and in preventing hunger

  

Sundrop fruits are very sour but have a fine passion fruit like aroma Sundrop fruit makes a very delicious juice Sundrop fruits are deseeded and frozen

  

Uvaria species are scandent or sarmentose shrubs, normally stellately pubescent Stolons slender and long Leaves simple, alternate, glabrous or pubescent

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