707+ Fruit Names, A-Z (Common & Scientific Names)

Welcome to our guide on fruit names, from A-Z ūüôā

In the diverse world of botanical bounty, fruits stand out as nature’s sweet gift to humanity, offering a kaleidoscope of flavors, colors, and textures that delight the senses and nourish the body.

Spanning from the familiar apples and bananas to the exotic durians and rambutans, fruits come in an astonishing variety, each with its own unique taste and nutritional profile.

This extensive list, organized from A to Z, aims to explore the vast spectrum of fruits available around the globe.

From the juicy, sun-ripened peaches of summer to the tart, crisp apples of autumn, every fruit has its season, its place of origin, and its story.

Whether you’re a culinary professional, a health enthusiast, or simply someone who loves to explore the flavors of the world, this compilation will go through the orchards and gardens of the Earth, uncovering the incredible diversity of fruits that our planet has to offer.

Fruit Names – Most Common

  • Apple
  • Apricot
  • Avocado
  • Banana
  • Blackberry
  • Blueberry
  • Boysenberry
  • Breadfruit
  • Cacao
  • Cantaloupe
  • Cherry
  • Clementine
  • Coconut
  • Cranberry
  • Date
  • Dragonfruit
  • Durian
  • Elderberry
  • Feijoa
  • Fig
  • Grape
  • Grapefruit
  • Guava
  • Honeydew
  • Jackfruit
  • Kiwi
  • Kumquat
  • Lemon
  • Lime
  • Lychee
  • Mango
  • Mulberry
  • Nectarine
  • Orange
  • Papaya
  • Passionfruit
  • Peach
  • Pear
  • Persimmon
  • Pineapple
  • Plum
  • Pomegranate
  • Pomelo
  • Quince
  • Raspberry
  • Red currant
  • Starfruit
  • Strawberry
  • Tamarind
  • Tangerine
  • Ugli fruit
  • Watermelon

Fruit Names, A-Z

  • Atemoya¬†(Annona cherimola x Annona squamosa): A cross between cherimoya and custard-apple, with a creamy, sweet flavor.
  • Atti¬†(Annona muricata): A spiky, green fruit native to the Caribbean, with a tangy, citrusy flavor.
  • Araza¬†(Eugenia stipitata): A small, green fruit with a sweet, acidic flavor, popular in Brazil.
  • Ambarella¬†(Spondias dulcis): A yellow fruit with a tart, juicy flesh, widely used in Southeast Asian cuisine.
  • Annona¬†(Annona spp.): A diverse genus of tropical fruits, including cherimoya, soursop, and sugar apple.
  • Appleberry¬†(Aronia melanocarpa): A dark purple berry with a tart, astringent flavor, rich in antioxidants.
  • Apricot plum¬†(Prunus armeniacus x Prunus salicina): A hybrid fruit combining the sweetness of an apricot with the juiciness of a plum.
  • Atemoya¬†(Annona cherimola x Annona squamosa): A delicious cross between cherimoya and custard-apple, with a creamy, sweet flavor.
  • Avocado pear¬†(Persea americana): Yes, avocados are technically berries! Enjoy their creamy goodness and healthy fats.
  • Babaco (Carica pentagona)
  • Bacuri (Platonia insignis)
  • Bael (Aegle marmelos)
  • Banana (Musa acuminata x balbisiana)
  • Barbadine (Passiflora quadrangularis)
  • Barbados cherry (Malpighia glabra)
  • Barberry (Berberis vulgaris)
  • Batuan (Garcinia cornea)
  • Beach plum (Prunus maritima)
  • Bearberry (Arctostaphylos uva-ursi)
  • Beechnut (Fagus sylvatica)
  • Betel nut (Areca catechu)
  • Bignay (Antidesma bunius)
  • Bilberry (Vaccinium myrtillus)
  • Bilimbi (Averrhoa bilimbi)
  • Biriba (Rollinia deliciosa)
  • Bitter gourd (Momordica charantia)
  • Black apple (Aronia melanocarpa)
  • Black cherry (Prunus avium)
  • Black currant (Ribes nigrum)
  • Black mulberry (Morus nigra)
  • Black raspberry (Rubus occidentalis)
  • Black sapote (Diospyros nigra)
  • Blackberry (Rubus fruticosus)
  • Blackcurrant (Ribes nigrum)
  • Blood lime (Citrus aurantifolia)
  • Blood orange (Citrus sinensis)
  • Blue passionfruit (Passiflora caerulea)
  • Blueberry (Vaccinium corymbosum)
  • Bolivian mountain coconut (Juglans australis)
  • Bottle gourd (Lagenaria siceraria)
  • Boysenberry (Rubus idaeus x Rubus ursinus)
  • Bramble (Rubus fruticosus)
  • Brazilian guava (Psidium cattleyanum)
  • Breadfruit (Artocarpus altilis)
  • Brush cherry (Syzygium australe)
  • Buddha’s hand (Citrus medica var.¬†sarcodactylis)
  • Burdekin plum (Terminalia ferdinandiana)
  • Bush butter fruit (Diospyros bussei)
  • Caimito (Chrysophyllum cainito)
  • Calabash (Crescentia cujete)
  • Calamansi (Citrus √ó microcarpa)
  • Cantaloupe (Cucumis melo)
  • Cape gooseberry (Physalis peruviana)
  • Carambola (Averrhoa carambola)
  • Carambolo (Averrhoa carambola)
  • Carambola,¬†giant (Averrhoa bilimbi)
  • Caramunia (Averrhoa carambola)
  • Carnauba wax palm (Copernicia prunifera)
  • Cashew apple (Anacardium occidentale)
  • Cassava (Manihot esculenta)
  • Cashew nut (Anacardium occidentale)
  • Cashewapple (Anacardium occidentale)
  • CatŚĪéÁďú (Trichosanthes kirilowii)
  • Cattley guava (Psidium cattleyanum)
  • Cayote (Cucurbita moschata)
  • Cedar berry (Juniperus virginiana)
  • Cedar plum (Prunus umbellata)
  • Cemita (Bunchosia glandulosa)
  • Cerasee (Prunus cerasus)
  • Ceylon gooseberry (Dovyalis caffra)
  • Chayote (Sechium edulia)
  • Cherimoya (Annona cherimola)
  • Cherimoyer (Annona cherimola)
  • Cherry (Prunus avium)
  • Cherry of the Rio Grande (Eugenia uniflora)
  • Chinese gooseberry (Actinidia deliciosa)
  • Chinese lantern (Physalis alkekengi)
  • Chinese quince (Pseudocydonia sinensis)
  • Chirimoya (Annona cherimola)
  • Chokecherry (Prunus virginiana)
  • Chokeberry (Aronia melanocarpa)
  • Cider apple (Malus domestica)
  • Citron (Citrus medica)
  • Clementine (Citrus clementina)
  • Cloudberry (Rubus chamaemorus)
  • Cocunut (Cocos nucifera)
  • Coffee cherry (Coffea arabica)
  • Damson plum (Prunus domestica)
  • Damson plum (Prunus insititia)
  • Dates (Phoenix dactylifera)
  • Date-plum (Diospyros lotus)
  • Dead Man’s Fingers (Solanum linnaeanum)
  • Decaisnea (Decaisnea fargesii)
  • Dekopon (Citrus unshiu)
  • Desert banana (Portulacaria afra)
  • Desert fig (Carpobrotus edulis)
  • Desert lime (Citrus glauca)
  • Desert quandong (Santalum acuminatum)
  • Dewberry (Rubus aboriginum)
  • Dinosaur eggs (Solanum muricatum)
  • Discovery apple (Malus domestica)
  • Dodder-laurel (Cassytha pubescens)
  • Double coconut (Lodoicea maldivica)
  • Dracontomelon (Dracontomelon duperreanum)
  • Dragonfruit (Hylocereus undatus,¬†Selenicereus undatus)
  • Duku (Lansium domesticum)
  • Durian (Durio zibethinus)
  • Earling plum (Prunus domestica)
  • Early Girl tomato (Solanum lycopersicum)
  • East Indian fig (Opuntia ficus-indica)
  • Eastern hawthorn (Crataegus monogyna)
  • Eggplant (Solanum melongena)
  • Eggfruit (Canthocarpus horridus)
  • Egyptian fig (Sycomorus figus)
  • Elderberry (Sambucus nigra)
  • Emblica (Phyllanthus emblica)
  • Emu apple (Diospyros ierensis)
  • Emu berry (Astroloma humifusum)
  • Enterprise apple (Malus domestica)
  • Entawak (Ensete ventricosum)
  • Etrog (Citrus medica)
  • European cranberry (Vaccinium oxycoccos)
  • European pear (Pyrus communis)
  • Evergreen huckleberry (Vaccinium myrtilloides)
  • False Mastic Fruit (Spondias dulcis var.¬†microcarpa)
  • Feijoa (Acca sellowiana)
  • Field cucumber (Cucumis sativus)
  • Finger lime (Citrus australasica)
  • Fingered citron (Citrus medica var.¬†sarcodactylis)
  • Five-leaved bramble berry (Rubus pentatrichus)
  • Florida cherry (Syzygium microcarpum)
  • Florida strangler fig (Ficus aurea)
  • Forest strawberry (Fragaria vesca)
  • Fox grape (Vitis labrusca)
  • Gac fruit (Momordica cochinchinensis)
  • Gamboge (Garcinia mangostana)
  • Garcinia (Garcinia spp.)
  • Genip (Melicoccus bijugatus)
  • Giant granadilla (Passiflora quadrangularis)
  • Ginkgo berry (Ginkgo biloba)
  • Gleditsia (Gleditsia triacanthos)
  • Globe artichoke (Cynara cardunculus)
  • Golden apple (spondias dulcis)
  • Golden cherry (Physalis peruviana)
  • Golden kiwi (Actinidia chinensis)
  • Golden raspberry (Rubus idaeus)
  • Governor’s plum (Flacourtia indica)
  • Granny smith apple (Malus domestica)
  • Grapes (Vitis vinifera)
  • Grapefruit (Citrus paradisi)
  • Greengage (Prunus domestica)
  • Grewia asiatica (Grewia asiatica)
  • Ground plum (Bunchosia glandulosa)
  • Groundcherry (Physalis alkekengi)
  • Guava (Psidium guajava)
  • Guavaberry (Myrcianthes fragrans)
  • Grumichama (Eugenia brasiliensis)
  • Grumolo (Pittosporum crassifolium)
  • Hackberry (Celtis occidentalis)
  • Hairless Rambutan (Nephelium lappaceum var.¬†glabrum)
  • Hala Fruit (Pandanus utilis)
  • Hall Crabapple (Malus x halliana)
  • Hardy Kiwi (Actinidia arguta)
  • Haruka (Myrica rubra)
  • Hassaku Orange (Citrus hassaku)
  • Hawaiian Mountain Apple (Eugenia malaccensis)
  • Hawaiian Raspberry (Rubus hawaiianus)
  • Hawthorn Fruit (Crataegus spp.)
  • Hazelnut (Corylus avellana)
  • Highbush Blueberry (Vaccinium corymbosum)
  • Highbush Cranberry (Viburnum trilobum)
  • Himalayan Bird Cherry (Prunus himalaica)
  • Himalayan Mulberry (Morus nigra)
  • Hog Plum (Spondias dulcis)
  • Hokkaido Bird Cherry (Prunus padus s.¬†lat.)
  • Hollyleaf Cherry (Prunus ilicifolia)
  • Honeycrisp Apple (Malus domestica)
  • Honey Locust Fruit (Gleditsia triacanthos)
  • Honeyberry (Lonicera caerulea)
  • Honeydew Melon (Cucumis melo)
  • Horned Melon (Kiwanis)
  • Hortulan Plum (Prunus domestica)
  • Hottentot Fig (Carpobrotus edulis)
  • Huckleberry (Gaylussacia spp.)
  • Huito Fruit (Parmentiera edulis)
  • Hydnora Africana (Hydnora africana)
  • Hyuganatsu (Citrus x hyuganatsu)
  • Jambolan (Syzygium cumini) – Also known as black plum or Java plum,¬†this juicy fruit has a sweet-tart flavor.
  • Japanese plum (Prunus salicina) – Comes in various colors and offers a sweet,¬†tangy taste.
  • Jatoba fruit (Jatoba macrocarpa) – Native to Brazil,¬†it has a nutty flavor and is often used in traditional medicine.
  • Javanese mango (Mangifera foetida) – Smaller than the common mango,¬†but with a strong,¬†sweet aroma.
  • Jocote (Spondias purpurea) – A tart and tangy fruit popular in Central America,¬†often pickled or used in sauces.
  • Jostaberry (Ribes nigrum x Ribes grossularia) – A hybrid of blackcurrant and gooseberry,¬†known for its intense flavor.
  • Jujube (Ziziphus jujuba) – A chewy,¬†sweet fruit with a long history in Asian cultures.
  • Juneberry (Amelanchier canadensis) – Also called shadbush,¬†it has a sweet-tart flavor and is enjoyed fresh or dried.
  • Junglesop (Nephelium macrophyllum) – A large,¬†spiky fruit with a sweet,¬†creamy flesh.
  • Kabosu (Citrus sphaerica) – A Japanese citrus fruit with a sour taste,¬†used in cooking and marinades.
  • Kaffir lime (Citrus hystrix) – Zesty citrus fruit with aromatic leaves used in Southeast Asian cuisine.
  • Kei apple (Dovyalis caffra) – Small,¬†tart fruit with edible skin,¬†popular in South Africa.
  • Kiwano (Cucumis metuliferus) – Spiky orange fruit with a jelly-like interior and tangy flavor.
  • Kumquat (Fortunella spp.) – Tiny citrus fruit with edible skin,¬†eaten fresh or used in preserves.
  • Lady apple (Malus domestica) – A sweet,¬†tangy apple variety popular in Australia and New Zealand.
  • Lakoocha (Artocarpus lacucha) – A tropical fruit native to Southeast Asia,¬†with a sweet,¬†custard-like flavor.
  • Lambkin melon (Cucumis melo) – A small,¬†sweet melon with orange flesh and green stripes.
  • Lancetilla mango (Mangifera indica) – A sweet and juicy mango variety from the Philippines.
  • Langsat (Lansium domesticum) – A Southeast Asian fruit with a sweet,¬†tangy flavor and a brown,¬†segmented skin.
  • Lantana berries (Lantana camara) – Small,¬†colorful berries with a sweet,¬†tart taste,¬†but not recommended for consumption as they can be toxic in high amounts.
  • Lapsi (Ziziphus jujuba) – A dried jujube fruit with a chewy texture and sweet,¬†caramel-like flavor.
  • Lardizabala (Lardizabala biternata) – A climbing vine with small,¬†orange fruits used in traditional medicine.
  • Last Chance peaches (Prunus persica) – A late-season peach variety with a sweet,¬†juicy flavor.
  • Le Conte pear (Pyrus pyrifolia) – An Asian pear variety with a crisp,¬†juicy texture and a sweet,¬†slightly musky flavor.
  • Lemon (Citrus limon) – A classic citrus fruit with a sour,¬†tart flavor,¬†used for juice,¬†zest,¬†and cooking.
  • Lemon aspen (Acronychia citrifolia) – A native Australian fruit with a citrusy,¬†lemony flavor used in jams and sauces.
  • Lemon cucumber (Cucumis sativus) – A small,¬†yellow cucumber with a mild,¬†lemony flavor.
  • Lemon drop mangosteen (Garcinia thorelii) – A small,¬†yellow fruit related to the mangosteen,¬†with a sweet,¬†tangy flavor.
  • Lemon drop melon (Cucumis melo) – A small,¬†yellow melon with a sweet,¬†lemony flavor.
  • Lemonade berry (Rhus lancea) – A small,¬†red berry with a tart,¬†lemonade-like flavor,¬†but not recommended for consumption due to potential toxicity.
  • Lemonade fruit (Citrus macrocarpa) – A large,¬†yellow citrus fruit with a thick rind and a sour,¬†lemony flavor.
  • Liberty apple (Malus domestica) – A sweet,¬†juicy apple variety with a tart,¬†tangy finish.
  • Li Jujube (Ziziphus jujuba) – Another name for the jujube fruit.
  • Lilly Pilly (Syzygium australe) – A small,¬†purple fruit native to Australia,¬†with a sweet,¬†tart flavor.
  • Limau Bali (Citrus aurantifolia) – A type of lime native to Southeast Asia,¬†used for its juice and zest.
  • Lime (Citrus aurantifolia) – A citrus fruit with a sour,¬†acidic flavor,¬†used for juice,¬†zest,¬†and cooking.
  • Limeberry (Triphasia trifoliata) – A small,¬†orange fruit with a tart,¬†lime-like flavor.
  • Limequat (Citrus x fortunella) – A hybrid citrus fruit between a lime and a kumquat,¬†with a tart,¬†tangy flavor.
  • Lingonberry (Vaccinium vitis-idaea) – A tart,¬†red berry native to northern Europe and Asia,¬†popular in jams and preserves.
  • Little gooseberry (Ribes oxyacanthoides) – A small,¬†green gooseberry with a tart,¬†acidic flavor.
  • Loganberry (Rubus loganobaccus) – A hybrid bramble fruit with a sweet,¬†tangy flavor,¬†similar to a raspberry.
  • Long-peduncled almond (Terminalia catappa) – A Southeast Asian fruit with an almond-like flavor.
  • Longan (Dimocarpus longan) – A small,¬†brown fruit with a sweet,¬†juicy flesh.
  • Loquat (Eriobotrya japonica) – A sweet,¬†tangy fruit with a fuzzy skin,¬†native to China.
  • Lovi-Lovi (Flacourtia indica) – A small,¬†red fruit native to Africa,¬†with a sweet,¬†tart flavor.
  • Low Juneberry (Amelanchier stolonifera) – A small,¬†red berry with a sweet,¬†tart flavor,¬†native to North America.
  • Low Serviceberry (Amelanchier canadensis) – Another name for the Juneberry.
  • L√ļcuma (Pouteria lucuma) – A sweet,¬†creamy fruit native to South America,¬†often used in ice cream and desserts.
  • Lulo (Solanum quitoense) – A green fruit with a tart,¬†citrusy flavor,¬†used in juices and sauces.
  • Lu√≥h√†n Gu«í (Siraitia grosvenorii) – A vine fruit native to Southeast Asia
  • Mamey Sapote (Pouteria sapota): A large, brown fruit with creamy, sweet flesh and a faint caramel aroma. Popular in Central America and Mexico.

  • Mammee Apple (Mammea americana): A large, orange fruit with a sweet, floral flavor and a dense texture. Used in desserts and beverages.

  • Mangaba (Hancornia speciosa): A small, orange fruit native to Brazil, with a sweet, tangy flavor similar to passion fruit.

  • Mango (Mangifera indica): A tropical fruit with countless varieties, ranging from sweet and juicy to tart and green. Popular worldwide.

  • Mangosteen (Garcinia mangostana): A Southeast Asian fruit known for its delicate white flesh and sweet, slightly acidic flavor. Often called the “Queen of Fruits.”

  • Maracuja (Passiflora edulis): Another name for passion fruit, a tropical fruit with a sweet, tart flavor and a distinctive seed-filled interior.

  • Marionberry (Rubus idaeus x Rubus ursinus): A hybrid raspberry with a large, sweet berry and a deep purple color.

  • Marula (Sclerocarya birrea): An African fruit with a sweet, tangy flavor, often used in liqueurs and jams.

  • Maypop (Passiflora incarnata): A North American passion fruit with a tart, citrusy flavor.

  • Medlar (Mespilus germanica): A small, brown fruit with a sweet, jelly-like flesh and a hard pit. Eaten when slightly blemished.

  • Melon (Cucumis melo): A diverse group of fruits with varied textures and flavors, including cantaloupe, honeydew, muskmelon, and watermelon.

  • Miracle Fruit (Synsepalum dulcificum): A small, West African fruit that temporarily alters taste buds, making sour foods taste sweet.

  • Monstera Deliciosa Fruit (Monstera deliciosa): The edible fruit of the popular houseplant, with a sweet, pineapple-like flavor.

  • Mora de Castilla (Morus nigra): A type of mulberry with a sweet, dark purple fruit.

  • Mountain Soursop (Annona cherimola x Annona muricata): A hybrid fruit with a creamy texture and a tangy, sweet flavor.

  • Nectarine (Prunus persica):¬†A smooth-skinned variety of peach with a similar sweet and juicy flavor.
  • Nopal (Opuntia ficus-indica):¬†The edible pads of the prickly pear cactus,¬†often consumed grilled or in salads.
  • Nungu (Ziziphus mauritiana):¬†A small,¬†yellow fruit with a sweet,¬†tart flavor,¬†popular in Africa and Asia.
  • Nance (Byrsonima crassifolia):¬†A tropical fruit with a sweet,¬†custard-like flesh and a large pit,¬†native to Central America and Mexico.
  • Naranjilla (Solanum quitoense):¬†A small,¬†orange fruit with a tangy,¬†citrusy flavor and a jelly-like interior.
  • Natal Plum (Carissa macrocarpa):¬†A small,¬†red fruit with a sweet,¬†tart flavor and a large pit,¬†native to South Africa.
  • Navel Orange (Citrus sinensis):¬†A type of orange with a distinctive navel-like indentation at the top,¬†known for its sweet and juicy flesh.
  • Neem fruit (Azadirachta indica):¬†A bitter fruit with medicinal properties,¬†used in traditional medicine but not commonly eaten.
  • Nectarcotum (Pyrus pyrifolia x Malus domestica):¬†A hybrid fruit between a pear and an apple,¬†with a sweet and juicy flavor.
  • Nepalese hog plum (Prunus persica var. nectarina):¬†A type of nectarine with a flattened shape and a slightly tart flavor.
  • Nere (Psidium guajava):¬†A small,¬†green fruit with a sweet,¬†tangy flavor,¬†similar to guava but native to Brazil.
  • Nocera Grape (Ampelopsis arborea):¬†A wild grapevine with small,¬†edible fruits but not widely cultivated.
  • Nonda Plum (Carissa lanceolata):¬†A small,¬†red fruit with a sweet,¬†tart flavor,¬†similar to the Natal Plum.
  • Olives (Olea europaea): These versatile fruits come in numerous varieties and are enjoyed fresh, pickled, or pressed into oil.

  • Orange (Citrus sinensis): A classic citrus fruit with a sweet and juicy flavor, popular for its juice, segments, and zest.

  • Oriental pear (Pyrus pyrifolia): Also known as Asian pear, this crispy and juicy fruit offers a unique flavor compared to Western pears.

  • Osage orange (Maclura pomifera): Although technically a fruit, its large and hard characteristics make it inedible but used in traditional medicine.

  • Otaheite gooseberry (Physalis peruviana): A sweet and tangy fruit with a papery husk, enjoyed fresh or in jams and desserts.

  • Oval kumquat (Fortunella margarita): A small, orange citrus fruit with edible skin and a sweet-tart flavor.

  • Owenton plum (Prunus domestica): A sweet and juicy plum variety known for its large size and dark purple skin.

  • Oysterberry (Callicarpa americana): These small, purple berries have a sweet, tart flavor and are mainly used in jams and jellies.

  • Ozark beauty strawberry (Fragaria x ananassa): A large, sweet strawberry variety with a long harvest season.

  • Ozark gold apple (Malus domestica): A sweet and juicy apple variety with a golden yellow skin and a crisp texture.

  • Oil palm fruit (Elaeis guineensis): The source of palm oil, this fruit is not typically eaten directly but used for its oil.

  • Okra (Abelmoschus esculentus): Although often considered a vegetable, okra is technically a fruit and is enjoyed for its edible pods with a slightly mucilaginous texture.

  • Papaya (Carica papaya):¬†This tropical fruit boasts a sweet and juicy flesh with a vibrant orange color.¬†Popularly eaten fresh or used in juices and smoothies.
  • Passion fruit (Passiflora edulis):¬†Bursting with tangy flavor and a unique seed-filled interior,¬†passion fruit adds zest to desserts,¬†juices,¬†and sauces.
  • Peach (Prunus persica):¬†A classic summer fruit,¬†peaches offer a sweet and juicy flavor with a fuzzy skin.¬†Enjoy them fresh,¬†baked,¬†or canned.
  • Pear (Pyrus communis):¬†From crisp and tart to sweet and juicy,¬†pears come in diverse varieties,¬†perfect for eating fresh,¬†in salads,¬†or baked.
  • Persimmon (Diospyros kaki):¬†When fully ripe,¬†persimmons offer a delightful sweetness and jelly-like texture.¬†They can be enjoyed fresh or dried.
  • Physalis (Physalis alkekengi):¬†Also known as ground cherry,¬†this small fruit features a vibrant orange husk and a sweet,¬†tangy flavor.
  • Pineapple (Ananas comosus):¬†This tropical fruit boasts a juicy,¬†sweet flesh with a unique crown.¬†Enjoy it fresh,¬†grilled,¬†or in desserts.
  • Pitanga (Eugenia uniflora):¬†This small,¬†cherry-like fruit from South America offers a sweet and tangy flavor,¬†perfect for snacking or making jams.
  • Plantain (Musa acuminata x balbisiana):¬†Often mistaken for a banana,¬†plantains are starchy and require cooking before consumption.¬†They are popular in savory dishes.
  • Plum (Prunus domestica):¬†With countless varieties offering diverse flavors and colors,¬†plums are enjoyed fresh,¬†dried,¬†or in jams and pies.
  • Pomegranate (Punica granatum):¬†This jewel-toned fruit boasts juicy arils with a sweet-tart flavor,¬†often used in salads,¬†juices,¬†and desserts.
  • Prickly pear (Opuntia ficus-indica):¬†The edible pads of this cactus offer a refreshing flavor and can be enjoyed grilled or in salads.¬†Remember to remove the spines!
  • Prune (Prunus domestica):¬†Dried plums with a concentrated sweetness,¬†prunes are popular for their fiber content and enjoyed as a snack or in baking.
  • Pummelo (Citrus maxima):¬†The largest citrus fruit,¬†pummelos offer a sweet and juicy flesh with a thick rind,¬†perfect for salads or juicing.
  • Quince (Cydonia oblonga): This ancient fruit has a tart and astringent flavor when raw, but shines when cooked into jams, marmalades, and baked goods.

  • Queen Anne Cherries (Prunus avium): These sweet and juicy cherries are prized for their large size and vibrant yellow flesh.

  • Quandong (Santalum acuminatum): Native to Australia, this small, red fruit offers a tart and tangy flavor, often enjoyed dried or in jams.

  • Quararibea Cordata: This South American fruit resembles a mango but has a drier texture and a sweet, apricot-like flavor.

  • Quenepa (Melicoccus bijugatus): Also known as the Spanish lime, this fruit has a bittersweet flavor and a jelly-like flesh.

  • Querina Apple (Malus domestica): This French apple variety boasts a tart and tangy flavor, perfect for baking and cider making.

  • Quinault Strawberry (Fragaria √ó ananassa): Known for its vibrant orange color and rich, sweet flavor, this strawberry is a popular choice for fresh eating and jam making.

  • Queen Tahiti Pineapple (Ananas comosus): This rare pineapple variety boasts a sweeter and more intense flavor than its standard counterpart.

  • Queen’s Forelle Pear (Pyrus communis): This unique pear variety has a green skin with brown russeting and a sweet, aromatic flesh.

  • Quararibea turbinata: Another South American fruit related to the Quararibea Cordata, this variety offers a sweet and refreshing flavor.

  • Rambutan (Nephelium lappaceum):¬†This Southeast Asian fruit boasts a spiky red exterior and sweet,¬†juicy flesh.¬†Peel away the “hair” to enjoy the delicious treat!
  • Raspberry (Rubus idaeus):¬†These small,¬†red berries are beloved for their sweet and tart flavor,¬†perfect for fresh eating,¬†jams,¬†and desserts.
  • Redcurrant (Ribes rubrum):¬†Smaller than raspberries,¬†redcurrants offer a tart and tangy flavor,¬†often used in jams,¬†jellies,¬†and sauces.
  • Red banana (Musa acuminata x balbisiana):¬†Contrary to their name,¬†these bananas have a pinkish-red peel and a sweet,¬†creamy flavor similar to yellow bananas.
  • Rose apple (Syzygium samarang):¬†This bell-shaped fruit has a crisp,¬†juicy flesh with a rose-like aroma and a sweet,¬†tangy flavor.
  • Rollinia (Rollinia deliciosa):¬†Native to South America,¬†this custard apple has a creamy,¬†sweet flesh with a unique flavor and aroma.
  • Rhubarb (Rheum rhabarbarum):¬†While technically a vegetable,¬†rhubarb is often used in desserts due to its tart and acidic flavor.¬†Enjoy it in pies,¬†jams,¬†and crumbles.
  • Rockmelon (Cucumis melo):¬†Also known as cantaloupe,¬†this melon has a sweet and juicy orange flesh with a netted rind.
  • Ramontchi (Brosimum alicastrum):¬†This Central American fruit has a sweet and tangy flavor,¬†often enjoyed fresh or dried.
  • Sapodilla:¬†Creamy,¬†sweet flesh with a caramel-like flavor,¬†enjoy it slightly soft.
  • Starfruit:¬†Juicy and tart,¬†great for salads or juicing.
  • Salak (Snake fruit):¬†Sweet and tangy with a scaly skin,¬†remove the skin before eating.
  • Sand cherry:¬†Small,¬†tart cherries perfect for jams and pies.
  • Soursop:¬†Spiky green fruit with creamy,¬†sweet flesh and a citrusy twist (remove seeds).
  • Sugar apple:¬†Bumpy green skin with sweet,¬†custard-like flesh.
  • Strawberry:¬†Classic sweet and tangy fruit,¬†enjoy fresh or in various dishes.
  • Surinam cherry (Pitanga):¬†Small,¬†red fruit with a sweet and tangy flavor.
  • Sweet tamarind:¬†Pod-shaped fruit with a sour and tangy flavor,¬†used in chutneys and sauces.
  • Star apple:¬†Unique star-shaped fruit with sweet,¬†milky flesh.
  • Seagrape:¬†Small,¬†purple fruit with a sweet and tangy grape-like flavor.
  • Tamarillo (Solanum betaceum):¬†Also known as the tree tomato,¬†this fruit has a sweet and tangy flavor and looks like a small,¬†egg-shaped tomato.
  • Tangerine (Citrus tangerina):¬†A smaller,¬†sweeter citrus fruit than an orange,¬†tangerines are known for their easy-to-peel skin and juicy segments.
  • Tangelo (Citrus x tangelo):¬†A hybrid of grapefruit and tangerine,¬†tangelos offer a sweet and tangy flavor with a slightly thicker rind than tangerines.
  • Tamarind (Tamarindus indica):¬†Despite its name,¬†this pod-shaped fruit has a sour and tangy flavor and is mainly used in chutneys,¬†sauces,¬†and candies.
  • Tomatillo (Physalis philadelphica):¬†This Mexican fruit has a papery husk and a green,¬†tart flavor,¬†often used in salsas and sauces.
  • Tomato (Solanum lycopersicum):¬†While technically a fruit,¬†tomatoes are commonly used as a vegetable.¬†They come in a wide variety of colors,¬†sizes,¬†and flavors.
  • Tropical apricot (Prunus mume):¬†Native to Southeast Asia,¬†this small,¬†orange fruit has a sweet and tangy flavor similar to an apricot but with a juicier texture.
  • Tucuma (Astrocaryum aculeatum):¬†This Amazonian fruit has a hard,¬†spiky shell and a sweet,¬†creamy flesh with a nutty flavor.
  • Tuna fruit (Opuntia ficus-indica):¬†The edible part of the prickly pear cactus,¬†tuna fruit has a sweet and juicy flesh with a slightly gritty texture.
  • Ugli fruit (Citrus x tangelo):¬†Don’t judge by its bumpy exterior!¬†This Jamaican hybrid of tangerine and grapefruit boasts a surprisingly sweet and juicy flesh.
  • Ugni berry (Ugni molinae):¬†Native to Chile and Argentina,¬†these small,¬†dark purple berries have a sweet and slightly tart flavor.
  • Umbu fruit (Spondias tuberosa):¬†This Brazilian fruit has a hard green skin and a sweet and tangy flavor,¬†similar to a plum.
  • Uva Rara grape (Vitis vinifera):¬†This rare Italian grape variety produces small,¬†sweet,¬†and aromatic grapes perfect for eating or winemaking.
  • Ume (Prunus mume):¬†A sour Japanese fruit often pickled and used in various dishes.
  • Umbrella Squash (Cucurbita moschata):¬†This unique squash resembles a turban,¬†with a sweet and nutty flavor perfect for roasting or baking.
  • Usuma Fruit (Pouteria lucuma):¬†This Peruvian fruit has a brown,¬†bumpy skin and a sweet,¬†creamy flesh with a caramel-like aroma.
  • Uvillas (Rubus niveus):¬†These golden yellow berries from the Andes mountains have a sweet and tangy flavor and grow in clusters.
  • Velvet Tamarind:¬†Sweet & tangy, enjoyed fresh or in desserts/chutneys.
  • Van Dyke Mango:¬†Rare, purple & green skin, sweet & creamy flesh.
  • Vanilla Fruit:¬†Source of vanilla flavoring, not commonly eaten fresh.
  • Valencia Pride Mango:¬†Popular, large & sweet with yellow-orange skin.
  • Vernaccia Grape:¬†Light-bodied, dry white wine with floral & citrus notes.
  • Vaccarese Grape:¬†Full-bodied red wine with dark fruit & spice notes.
  • Volkamer Lemon:¬†Thick skin, sour & acidic, used for cooking & marmalades.
  • Victoria Plum:¬†Large, sweet & purple with blueish bloom, enjoyed fresh & in desserts.
  • Vanille Fraise Strawberry:¬†Unique sweet-vanilla flavor, pale pink color.
  • Valencia Orange:¬†Thick orange skin, juicy & sweet flesh with few seeds.
  • Watermelon (Citrullus lanatus):¬†A refreshing summer fruit with juicy,¬†sweet red flesh and black seeds.¬†Available in various sizes and seedless varieties.
  • Wax Apple (Syzygium samarang):¬†Also known as rose apple,¬†this Southeast Asian fruit has a white or cream skin and a sweet,¬†slightly tart flesh.
  • West Indian Cherry (Malpighia emarginata):¬†A small,¬†red berry with a sweet and tangy flavor,¬†commonly used in jams and jellies.
  • White Currant (Ribes rubrum):¬†Similar to red currants but with a pale white color and a sweeter,¬†less tart flavor.¬†Popular in jams and desserts.
  • White Mulberry (Morus alba):¬†A sweet and mildly sweet fruit with a white or cream color.¬†Often dried and enjoyed as a snack.
  • White Sapote (Casimiroa edulis):¬†A tropical fruit with a brown,¬†bumpy skin and a creamy,¬†sweet flesh with a delicate aroma.
  • Wild Orange (Citrus aurantium):¬†Not typically eaten fresh due to its sourness,¬†but used in marmalades and liqueurs.
  • Wild Strawberry (Fragaria vesca):¬†Smaller than cultivated strawberries but with an intense,¬†sweet flavor.¬†Available in season in late spring and summer.
  • Wolfberry (Lycium barbarum):¬†Also known as goji berries,¬†these red or black berries have a sweet and slightly tart flavor.¬†Often enjoyed dried or in juice form.
  • Wood Apple (Limonia acidissima):¬†A large,¬†green fruit with a hard shell and a sour,¬†tangy pulp.¬†Used in chutneys and curries.
  • Wahoo:¬†A tart fruit related to barberries.
  • Wampee:¬†A small,¬†white fruit with a sweet and tart flavor.
  • Wampi:¬†A small,¬†red fruit with a sweet flavor.
  • Waterberry:¬†A small,¬†round fruit with a sweet and tart flavor.
  • Wax Jambu:¬†A fruit with a pink or purple skin and sweet flesh.
  • White Peach:¬†A rare variety of peach with white skin and flesh.
  • White Sapote (alternative name):¬†Another name for Casimiroa edulis.
  • Wild Lime:¬†A small,¬†green fruit with a sour flavor.
  • Wineberry:¬†A small,¬†red fruit with a sweet and tart flavor.
  • Winter Melon:¬†A large,¬†green fruit with a sweet flavor.
  • Xigua (Citrullus lanatus):¬†Mandarin name for watermelon,¬†offering a refreshing summer treat with juicy,¬†sweet flesh and black seeds.
  • Ximenia (Ximenia americana):¬†Also known as hog plum,¬†this tropical fruit has a yellow skin and a tart,¬†tangy flesh with a sweet aftertaste.
  • Xylocarp (Garcinia humilis):¬†Native to Southeast Asia,¬†this small,¬†green fruit has a sweet and sour flavor and is used in chutneys and curries.
  • Yellow Mombin (Spondias mombin):¬†A tropical fruit with a yellow skin and a tart,¬†acidic flesh,¬†often used in jams and jellies.
  • Yuzu (Citrus junos):¬†A Japanese citrus fruit with a bumpy yellow skin and a tart,¬†fragrant flavor,¬†commonly used in marinades and sauces.
  • Yellow Dragon Fruit (Hylocereus undatus):¬†A visually stunning fruit with bright yellow skin and white flesh dotted with black seeds,¬†offering a slightly sweet and refreshing flavor.
  • Yamberry (Myrciaria cauliflora):¬†A small,¬†purple fruit from South America with a sweet and tangy flavor,¬†enjoyed fresh or in jams and desserts.
  • Zabuton (Diospyros lotus):¬†Also known as Japanese persimmon,¬†this fruit has a smooth,¬†orange skin and a sweet,¬†jelly-like flesh when fully ripe.
  • Zapote Negro (Diospyros nigra):¬†A Mexican fruit with a black,¬†bumpy skin and a sweet,¬†creamy flesh with a chocolate-like flavor.
  • Ziziphus (Ziziphus jujuba):¬†Also known as Chinese jujube,¬†this small,¬†red fruit has a sweet and slightly tart flavor,¬†often dried and enjoyed as a snack.
  • Zucchini (Cucurbita pepo):¬†Although technically a summer squash,¬†zucchini can be enjoyed raw,¬†cooked,¬†or even stuffed and baked,¬†offering a mild and slightly sweet flavor.
  • Xigua melon (Citrullus lanatus):¬†Smaller variety of watermelon with a sweeter flavor.
  • Yakuma (Solanum muricatum):¬†South American fruit with a spiky skin and a sweet and tart flavor.
  • Yellow Passion Fruit (Passiflora lutea):¬†Sweeter and less tangy compared to purple varieties.
  • Zatou (Ziziphus lotus):¬†Larger variety of jujube with a sweeter flavor.
  • Zebra Apple (Malus pumila):¬†Unique apple with green and white striped skin and a tart,¬†tangy flavor.

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