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Native to Malay Archipelago, Southeast
Coming from an evergreen tree, the
Rambutan fruit resembles the Lechers,
have a leathery red skin and are covered
with spines. Rambutan is a popular garden
fruit tree and one of the most famous in
Southeast Asia. The fruit is sweet and
juicy, being commonly found in jams or
Nat e to southwestern India, Bangladesh,
Philippa es and Sn Lanka
is a common fruit for Asia and
Australia and considered as one tithe largest
tree borne fruit in the world. The Juicy pulp
around the seeds have toaste similar to
pineapple but milder. Apart from canned
jumpfruit, s also av inable as sweet chips.
The wood ofthe tree IS used for making various
musical instruments, while the fruit is a
common ingredient for many Asian dishes.
3. Passion Fruit
Native to South America, grown in india,
New Zealand, Brazil, etc
The passion fruit has a soft, juicy interior
full of seeds, being commonly found in
juices to boost their flavors. There are two
types of passion fruit: the golden one
similar to a grapefruit and the
dark purple passion fruit (gulala),
comparable in terms of size with a lemon.
However, the latter ones have been
reported as being mildly poisonous.
Native to southern China, found in
Coming from an evergreen tree, the
lychee or litchi are small white flesh
fruits, covered in a red rind, rich in
vitamin C and with a grapejuice texture.
The fruit has started making its
appearance in markets worldwide,
refrigerated or canned with its taste
Native to Indonesia, India and Sn Lanka
The star fruit comes from the , a
species of tree with pink Flowers grown
even in the US. The hi s
crunchy, sweet, with a taste of pineapples,
apples and kiwis combined. There are two
kinds of star fruits - acidulous and sweet,
both rich in vitamin The hi s
particularly juice, some even making wine
out of it.
Native to the Sunda Islands and the
The is another evergreen tree
that produces oddly shaped fruits. The
fruits are purple, creamy, described as
us with a hint of peach. It is rich in
antioxidants, some scientists even
suggesting it can lower risk against certain
human diseases, such as cancer. There are
even legends about Queen Victoria offering
a reward to the one that brings her the fruit.
Native to china
The kumquats are small edible
Fruits resembling oranges that grow in a tree
related to the citrus. As with most of the fruits
in the citrus family, the kumquats are eaten
raw. They are often used in marmalade and
jelly but also in alcoholic drinks such as liquor.
The Taiwanese add it to their teas, while others
boil it and use it as a remedy for sore throats.
Native to Brunei, Malaysia and Indonesia
Also known as the "King or Fruits," Durian has a
very particular odor, a unique taste and is
covered by a hard husk. Having a disagreeable
small, compared to skunk spray or sewage, the
fruit is forbidden in hotels and public
transformations in southeast Asia. still, the whole
experience is worth it, considering the absolutely
divine taste tithe Durian.
9. Dragon Fr it
Native to Mexico and Central and South
Dragon fruit, strawberry pear or petaya is
a fruit of several cactus species with a
sweet delicate taste and creamy pulp. The
most common dragon km s the red
petaya, but other varieties Include the
Costa Rica petaya and the yellow petaya.
J or me can be obtained from the
fruit, while the flowers can be eaten or
used for tea.
10. African cucumber
Native to Kalahari Desert, Africa
The African cucumber, horned melon or
milano is a fruit that can be best described
as melon with horns. It originated in the
Kalahari Desert and is now present in
California and New Zealand. The dark green
pulp rem one of bananas, limes,
passion fruit and cucumber. It Is often used
for decorating food but also In smoothies