FRUITS

 

  

  

The Reed avocado is one of the largest known varieties of avocado The round fruit is about the size of a softball, and can easily weigh more than a pound Its thick, green, slightly pebbled skin is easy to peel, and its flesh is a pale golden-yellow

  

  

The Lamb fruit has green skin until it’s mature, usually around May, when the skin turns black It has a pear shape, often with a more blocky top than other avocados, such as Hass The seed is medium in size: not tiny like a Pinkerton, nor large like a Bacon

  

  

Pinkerton avocados have an elongated pear shape with green, slightly pebbled, medium thick, and easy-to-peel skin The large fruits vary greatly in size, ranging from 8 to 18 ounces Their flesh is smooth and creamy, high in oil content, and houses a very small seed, and their flavor is nutty and rich

  

  

Pinkerton avocados have an elongated pear shape with green, slightly pebbled, medium thick, and easy-to-peel skin The large fruits vary greatly in size, ranging from 8 to 18 ounces Their flesh is smooth and creamy, high in oil content, and houses a very small seed, and their flavor is nutty and rich

  

  

Avocados are commercially valuable and are cultivated in tropical and Mediterranean climates throughout the world Panicles of flowers with deciduous bracts arise from new growth or the axils of leavestree that grows to 20 m (66 ft) Avocados are commercially valuable and are cultivated in tropical and Mediterranean climates throughout the world

  

  

TheBaccaurea fruit is harvested and used locally, eaten as a fruit, stewed or made into wine; it is also used medicinally to treat skin diseases The bark, roots and wood are harvested for medicinal uses The fruit is oval, colored yellowish, pinkish to bright red or purple, 2

  

  

Baccaurea angulata is a tree with a dense crown growing 6 - 21 metres tall The bole is unbuttressed; it can be 10 - 40cm in diameter The tree is harvested from the wild for its edible fruit, which is eaten locally The fruits are very exotic and distinctive in appearance, lending towards their overall ornamental value

  

  

Baccaurea pyriformis is a tree with a dense crown growing 7 - 30 metres tall The bole is 8 - 50cm in diameter, small buttresses are sometimes present The edible fruit is harvested from the wild for local use

  

  

Lotkon is a moderate developing evergreen tree in the Phyllanthaceae family, developing to 25 m, with a spreading crown and thin bark It is found all through Asia, most usually developed in India and Malaysia It develops in evergreen backwoods on an extensive variety of soils

  

  

Lotkon is a moderate developing evergreen tree in the Phyllanthaceae family, developing to 25 m, with a spreading crown and thin bark It is found all through Asia, most usually developed in India and Malaysia It develops in evergreen backwoods on an extensive variety of soils

  

  

Baccaurea ramiflora (Burmese grape) is a slow growing evergreen tree in the Phyllanthaceae family, growing to 25 m, with a spreading crown and thin bark It is found throughout Asia, most commonly cultivated in India, Bangladesh and Malaysia It grows in evergreen forests on a wide range of soils

  

  

A Belimbing Hutan tree laden with fruit Literally thousands may develop on a single tree and the trunk and main branches of this cauliflorous species can be so heavily loaded that they look red from a distance The Belimbing Hutan is not only productive, it is also relatively fast growing

  

  

Baccaurea macrocarpa, also called Tampoi, is a small, tropical rainforest substorey fruit trees native to Southeast Asia, especially Borneo It is dioecious, and the female trees bear fruit directly on the trunk and large branches Tampoi Fruit are large, orange colored and smooth skinned, round fruits

  

  

Jamaican Milk fruit may be round to oblate to ellipsoid and 5-10 cm (2 to 4 inches) in diameter The peel may be red-purple, dark-purple, or pale-green depending upon variety The fruit also exists in three colors, dark purple, greenish brown and yellow

  

  

Aromatickaffir limes (Citrus hystrix), with their glossy foliage and wrinkled fruits, give many Thai, Indonesian and Cambodian dishes their delicious flavor The young leaves can be finely shredded for salads, while mature leaves are torn or tossed whole into stir fries, curries, soups and more From zest to juice, and leaves to rinds, kaffirs add a lemony-spicy taste

  

  

The earliest known among the fibers is the Ganapathinaarakaram (Citron medica cv Diamante) Lemon has a significant importance in the religious rituals of the Jews

  

  

The Mexican lime fruit Small, bushy, evergreen tree, 3-5 m (10–16 ft) tall, with dense foliage and sharp spines on branches and trunk Leaves dark green, leathery, aromatic when crushed, elliptic to ovate, 5–7 cm (2– 275 in) long, with a minutely serrated edge and a winged petiole

  

  

The Spanish lime originates from the north part of South America and grows naturally in the coasts and also in the dry forests of Central America and also in the CaribbeanMelicoccus bijugatus, commonly called Spanish lime, genip, guinep, genipe, ginepa, quenepa, quenepe, chenet, canepa, mamón, limoncillo, skinip, kinnip, "It is known as huaya Trees can reach heights of up to 25 m and come with alternate, compound leaves

  

  

The Australian finger lime plant (Citrus australasica) is a thorny understorey shrub or small tree of lowland subtropical rainforest and dry rainforest in the coastal border region of Queensland and New South Wales, Australia It has edible fruits which are under development as a potential new commercial crop The finger lime has been recently popularised as a gourmet bushfood

  

  

The finger lime has been recently popularised as a gourmet bushfood The globular juice vesicles have been likened to a "lime caviar", which can be used as a garnish or added to various recipes The fresh vesicles have the effect of a burst of effervescent tangy flavour as they are chewed