Tropical fruits and flowers
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salak / snake fruit - salak, a native fruit from Indonesia and Malaysia. grow in clusters at the base of the palm and are also known as snake fruit due to the reddish-brown scaly skin. the taste are usually sweet and acidic, but it's apple-like texture can vary from very dry and crumbly to moist and crunchy.
Jackfruit - A relative of the mulberry, jackfruit is native to South and Southeast Asia, and may have originated in the rainforests of India. Its most immediate and striking feature is its size. One fruit is at least as big as a watermelon, and it can reach 80 pounds.
Cupuaçu - Found in the tropical rainforests of Colombia, Bolivia, Peru, and northern Brazil, these Amazonian fruits are oblong and fuzzy. Their outer shells are very hard and thick, and one fruit generally weighs two to four pounds. The pulp inside smells like a mix of chocolate and pineapple—only logical once you know this fruit is related to cacao.
Long before European colonisation in the sixteenth century, Brazilian Indians relished the delicious fruits. Called ‘acajú’ by people of the Tupi tribe, the name was converted by the Portuguese into ‘cajú’ which eventually became ‘cashew’ in English. From very humble, tiny, first white, then pink, flowers rather large, brightly coloured (there are orange-red and yellow varieties) and somewhat weird-looking fruits arise.
Brazilian Paw Paw. Native to the Atlantic rainforest, all parts of this small, upright fruit plant have been touted to have medicinal healing qualities, from the bark, leaves and roots to the fruit and fruit seeds.
Cupuaçu Found throughout the Amazon basin, the flesh of this fragrant fruit is often used in desserts and sweets because of its chocolatey pineapple flavor. It is also full of nutrients, and has been heralded by some as the next great "superfruit." Due to its thick, buttery flesh, it has been used as a hydrating lotion as well.
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