Patinoa almirajo Fruit

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About Patinoa almirajo Fruit
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About Patinoa almirajo Fruit(Malvaceae)

Almirajo is a tree growing up to 18 metres tall. The edible fruit is highly esteemed in its native Colombia, but is little known elsewhere . The tree used to be planted as a fruit crop in Colombia and Brazil, but is rarely grown at present . .

The fleshy aril, which completely covers the seeds, is considered a delicacy locally . The cream-coloured flesh has a sweet flavour . The yellow fruit measures up to 25cm long by 10cm wide .

Fruit Color : cream-coloured flesh

Cultivation Status : Cultivated, Wild