Exotic trees at a glance: do you know these exotic fruits?

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List of exotic fruits that you should definitely try!


When we travel the world, we usually turn to the sights and rare phenomena that are close to us. We miss many "little things" that are no less impressive, but just not shown in the guides.

Exotic trees and their fruits

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So there are a number of exotic trees and fruits that are deliciously divine. But you have to enjoy them in your home country. Because they lose part of their properties through the long transport. You also need to be knowledgeable and shopping in a well-reviewed location. Otherwise, it can lead to unpleasant confusion and purchase errors. These in turn could even be harmful to health.

So if you like exotic travel, then you are also preparing for it. Because only then will you be able to remember the "taste" of these countries. For a number of people, such an experience is fundamental.

Where can you find these exotic fruits?

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Cinnamon apple (Annona squamosa)

The exotic trees that bear this fruit are found in the tropical areas of America, Pakistan, India and the Philippines. The cinnamon apples (Annona Squamosa) - fruits are reminiscent of acorns in terms of shape. Their diameter is around 10 cm. The taste is similar to custard with a bit of seed.

Cinnamon apple from the tropical areas

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The Mammiapfel (Mammea Americana)

The Mammiapfel is a fruit, which originates from South America. However, these species of exotic trees are now being bred in West Africa and Southeast Asia. The fruit diameter is around 20 cm. Each fruit has a fairly thick bark. Most fruits have four nuts inside. The fruit is very sweet and aromatic.

The Mammiapfel is a fruit from South America

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 The diameter of the Mammiapfel is about 20 cm

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Cherimoya (Annona Cherimola)

The exotic trees of this species grow in Latin America. More precisely, they are to be found there in the high mountain regions. These exotic fruits have a round shape. The surface can be smooth. The consistency is like that of the fat cream.

 The exotic trees of this species grow in Latin America

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Cherimoya comes from the family of Rahmapfelgewächse

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Our list of exotic fruits is now continued with Platonia (Platonia Insignis). The trees grow in the tropical countries of Brazil and Paraguay. If you buy these exotic fruits, you would have the size of something like an orange. The juice that comes from it has a yellowish color.

The Platonia trees grow in the tropical countries of Brazil and Paraguay

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Solanum sessiliflorum or Cocona

Solanum sessiliflorum or Cocona is probably the least known in our list of exotic fruits. They grow on bushes in Latin America. They develop very fast. Already within the first nine months, the fruits are forming. Within two months after that they are ripe. We also add images of these exotic fruits here. They have a red, orange and yellow color. From the outside, they look like cherry tomatoes. The taste is something in the middle between tomato and lemon.

Cocona is probably the least known exotic fruit in our list

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Breadfruit trees

These exotic trees are widespread in the Philippines and Southeast Asia. The fruit taste is reminiscent of this of bananas. When mature, they have a soft and gentle taste. The name comes from the fact that when baked, the taste is very reminiscent of bread.

Exotic trees in the Philippines and Southeast Asia

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Lansium (Lansium Domesticum)

This is a fruit that can be found throughout Asia. The bark is reminiscent of the consistency of a latex fabric. It can be peeled off very easily. At the heart of these exotic fruits are four segments, some of which are filled with bitter seeds. If you remove them, the fruit is very sweet.

 The lansium tree is found throughout Asia

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 If you remove the bitter seeds, the fruit is very sweet

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Exotic trees Dacryodes (sapphire tree), which could end the hunger in Africa

The next pictures of exotic fruits are certainly unknown to most people. Because they come from a continent that is by far not so well-known and popular compared to Latin America and other corners of the world. They are found in tropical Africa, in the northern part of Nigeria and southern Angola. The fruits vary from dark blue to purple. They are also called African pears. The shape they show is elongated. Her inner part shows a pale green color. Buying or finding these exotic fruits is easy in these regions. You could easily transport them to different corners of the continent. 48% of its ingredients consist of amino and fatty acids, vitamins and triglyceride. It has been calculated that with good care of one hectare of plants up to 7/8 tons of butter can be won. This is one of the exotic trees that represent the hope of overcoming hunger in Africa.

The sapphire fruits vary from dark blue to purple

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Jabuticaba, (Myrciaria Caulifloria)

Of all the pictures of exotic fruits, these are probably the most peculiar to you. The exotic trees Jabuticaba (Myrciaria caulifloria) grow in southern Brazil. Strange, funny is even the way the fruits grow on it. First, the branches show very large yellow-white fruits. Then they become fruits with a diameter of 3-4 cm. The violet fruits have a round shape. The heart part shows a gelatinous consistency. There are 1-4 seeds. The fruit is very sweet. You can eat it rough. But often it is used directly for wine and liquors.

The exotic trees Jabuticaba grow in southern Brazil

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Rambutan (Nephelium lappaceum)

If we are on exotic fruits then we will continue with rambutan (Nephelium lappaceum). It looks like a hairy strawberry. 3-6 cm in diameter and oval shape are the striking characteristics that you will recognize on both pictures of the Rambutan fruits. The heart part is very firm and has a sweet taste.

Rambutan fruits look like hairy strawberries

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Noni tree (Morinda bracteata)

Southeast Asia and Australia are the home countries of these exotic fruits. The fruits grow all year round. When they mature, they have a very pungent aroma. But it's worth it to endure and make a juice of it. These exotic fruits are very rich in fibers, vitamins, proteins, iron and calcium. No wonder then that Noni is found in the main meals of very many peoples on the Pacific Ocean.

The fruits of the nonibaum are rich in fibers, vitamins, proteins, iron and calcium

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Marula tree (Sclerocaryabirrea)

If you want to buy exotic fruits, then you should definitely consider those of the Marula tree. He is also known as an elephant tree. The Bantu migrant peoples in Africa feed on it. They can be found everywhere along their usual routes. The fruits of these exotic trees turn yellowish. After their ripening time, they fall to the ground and immediately begin to ferment. Because of this, one can often experience the members of this people in a slightly drunk state.

      The Marula tree is also known as the elephant tree

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