Abacashi
Abacashi (Abacaxi) is mainly grown in Brazil. Most readers, looking at a photograph of the fruit, will say that this is just pineapple and it has long been no longer…

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Watermelon, cucumber and watermelon
Watermelon, cucumber and watermelon - (Rough melotria, Melothria scabra, Mouse watermelon, Mouse melon, Mexican sour gherkins, Sandita, Cucamelon). A very strange subject on our list ... Decide for yourself whether…

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Magic fruit
Magic fruit (Wonderful berries, Purya sweetish, Miracle fruit), this representative of the vast Sapotovye family grows in West Africa. Small red oblong fruits (up to 3 cm in length) by…

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Purple Mombin

Purple Mombin (Mexican plum, Spondius Purpurea, Spondias purpurea, jocote, Hog Plum, Makok, Amra, Sirigela, Siriguela, Ciriguela, Ciruela). The homeland of mombin is tropical America from Mexico to Brazil and the Caribbean, it was later naturalized in Nigeria, India, Bangladesh, Indonesia, Sri Lanka and the Philippines.

One of the names of purple mombin is “Ciruela”, sometimes used in Latin America, “plum” is literally translated from Spanish, and, in fact, it is also used to denote ordinary plum. And the Spaniards themselves use a different name for mombin – “jocote”. So look, do not be surprised at the possible confusion with this chitroconserved fruit! In general, in addition to the ones I have listed, he also has a bunch of local names, the listing of which would really take another paragraph …

The fruits are oval oblong up to 5 cm long with a thin skin that can be red, yellow, purple or orange (the latter option looks very much like kumquat …). The yellow flesh has a fibrous structure; it is fragrant, juicy, and the taste is sweet and sour. Inside there is one large bone with grooves.

It contains a lot of B vitamins, vitamin C, potassium, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, copper.

Azimina
Azimina (Nebraska banana, Mexican banana, Asimina, banana tree, Pawpaw, Pau Pau) is originally from North America, more precisely from the territory of the southern US states. But this amazing, seemingly…

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Banana
Banana is also an exotic berry and belongs to the grassy family. That is, large banana trees with fruits are considered grass, after bamboo - the tallest in the world,…

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Mame
Mame (Mame-sapote, Mamey, Mamey-sapote, Marmalade fruit, Puryria, Pouteria sapota). A native of southern Mexico, it is also grown in the tropical belt of the Americas and Southeast Asia. The fruits…

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Pitahaya
Pitahaya (Pitaya, Lun Yang, Dragon Fruit, Dragon fruit, sometimes Dragon Eye). Only when he began to prepare this article did he learn that pitahaya is a cactus. It comes from…

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