ABIU (Pouteria caimito) A tree of abiu Synonyms: Achras caimito, Labatia caimito, Lucuma caimito, Family: Sapotaceae. Other names: abiurara, abiurana-acariquava, aimito, caimito amarilla, caimo, cauje, luma, madura verde, temare, yellow star apple. Abiu is a native of Amazonian headwaters. It is grows wild in that region. It is also
AUSUBO (Mimusops balata) A tree of ausubo Family: Sapotaceae Synonyms: Achras balata, Manilkara bidentata Other names: Assapookoo, balata Ausubo is a little known fruit growing in tropical America. It is believed to have been originated in Puerto Rico. It grows naturally in the West Indies, and ranges from Mexicothrough Panama to northern South America, including the Guianas and Venezuela,
GREEN SAPOTE (Pouteria viridis) A tree of green sapote Family: Sapotace Synonyms: Achradelpha viridis,Calocarpum viride Other names: Red faisan Green sapote is a native of Central America, most probably to Honduras, Guatemala and Costa Rica at elevations between 3,000 and 7,000 ft (900-2,100 in). It is a close relative
BELIMBING HUTAN (Elaeocarpus oppositifolium) A tree of belimbing hutan Synonym: Acertatum oppositifolium Family: Elaeocarpaceae. Other names: Kariala Belimbing hutan is a native of South East Asia. It mostly grows wild but is occasionally cultivated in Java. This plant is mostly found in river valleys. Most plants are seen isolated anfd not growing in
SOMBRA-DE-TOURO (Acanthosyris spinescens) A tree of sombra-de-touro Family: Santalaceae Synonyms: Acanthosyris platensis, Osyris spinescens. Sombra de touro is a very little fruit from Brazil. This is not cultivated. But it quite commonly grows in grassland forests and gallery forests of Western Rio Grande de Sul. In Brazil. The fruits are eaten
GROUND SOP (Annona stenophylla) A tree of ground sop Family: Annonaceae Synonyms: Annona nana Other names: Dwarf custard apple, muroro, ububese Ground sop is native of Africa. It is found northern Botswana, northern Namibia, Zimbabwe, and Mozambique. As the plant is quite dwarf sized, so the fruit appear literally on ground.