Monday, 6 February 2012
LIST OF ALL FRUITS
Given below is a list of all fruits that are common to eat. Here is the list:
* Bitter Gourd
* Bottle Gourd
* Cashew Fruit
* Custard Apple
* Key Lime
* Kiwi fruit
* Passion Fruit
* Sweet Lime
List of All Fruits .....
Monday, 23 January 2012
List of All Fruits: Pineapple
Pineapples are the only bromeliad fruits (Bromeliaceae family) that are being cultivated. The fruits are eaten fresh or they are canned or juiced, but some people just grow them as ornamental plants.
Origin: Pineapples are native to southern Brazil and Paraguay
Evergreen or deciduous: Pineapple is a herbaceous perennial plant
List of All Fruits: Pear
The pear is a close relative of the apple. While most pears have a pear-shape, there are also pears that resemble apples, so it not always easy to distinguish the fruits. A major difference between apples and pears is that the latter have beneath the peal or in the tissue of the fruit clusters of lignified cells (cells with hardened walls) which is knows as the "grit". This is the small rough granules or particles that you taste when eating a pear.
Sub family: Maloideae
Other pears: Several Pyrus species are pears. The most common species are: Pyrus communis, Pyrus × bretschneideri, and Pyrus pyrifolia. These species together have many different cultivars.
Evergreen or deciduous: Deciduous (but some evergreen pears exist in Asia)
Flowers: White flowers, sometimes yellowish or pinkish. Flowers have 5 petals and are 2 to 4 centimeters in diameter.
Fruits: Fruits can be round like an apple, but usually fruits are pyriform (=pear-shaped), having an elongated part near the base and a more swollen end. Wild pears have small fruits, often less than 4 cm in diameter, but cultivated species can be up to 18 centimeter long with a diameter up to 8 centimeters.
List of all Fruits: Peach and Nectarine
Peaches are known for their soft velvety skin and their sweet aromatic and juicy flesh. Nectarines are a type of peach, but with a smooth skin. Some people think that nectarines are a cross between peach and plum, but this is not true.
Evergreen or deciduous: Peaches are deciduous trees.
Fruits: The peach fruit has yellow or whitish flesh with a very delicate aroma and one large seed in the center. The skin of the fruit has a velvety surface.
Another fruit that is closely related to peach is the nectarine, which has a smooth skin. cannot grow in the tropics.
Height: Peach trees are 4 to 10 meter tall.
List of All Fruits: Passionfruit
Passion fruits are great for usd in soft drinks or cocktails. The fruits grow on a climbing plant which is also well known for its beautiful flowers.
Types: There are two forms of passion fruit. Apart from the standard purple form (Passiflora edulis f. edulis), there is also a yellow form which is called: Passiflora edulis f. flavicarpa
Origin: Purple passion fruit originates from southern Brazil, Paraguay and northern Argentina.
The origin of the yellow passion fruit is not clear, but may be the Amazon region.
Distribution: Brazil, Australia, New Zealand, Hawaii, India, South Africa, Kenya, Philippines, Indonesia and several other countries in Asia, Africa and South America.
Evergreen or deciduous: Evergreen
Description: The passion fruit is a woody, perennial, vine. It climbs by means of tendrils.
Flowers: Passion fruit has a very distinctive flower called Passion flower. But this name is also used for many other species in the Passifloraceae family. The name refers to the Passion of Christ on the cross. Spanish missionaries adopted the unique physical structures of this flower as symbols of Crucifixion. The 72 radial filaments (or corona) represent the Crown of Thorns. The top 3 stigmata represent the 3 nails and the lower 5 anthers represent the 5 wounds.
Leaves: Alternate leaves, which are deeply 3-lobed when mature. Leaves are finely toothed and can be 8 to 20 cm long. The color is deep-green and glossy above, but they are paler and dull beneath. Leaves can be tinged with red or purple, especially in the yellow form.
Fruits: The fruit has a round to oval shape. At maturity the color is yellow or dark purple. The fruits has a thick peel and a soft to firm, juicy interior which is filled with many seeds. The purple form has black seeds, the yellow form has brown seeds. Fruits of the yellow form are generally larger than the purple.
Climate and weather: The purple passion fruit is subtropical while the yellowform is tropical or near-tropical.
List of All Fruits: Papaya
Papaya is cultivated throughout the tropics for its fruits which make a delicious breakfast or dessert.
Origin: Southern Mexico, Central America, Northern South America
Distribution: Most tropical countries
Evergreen or deciduous: Evergreen
Flowers: Papaya has pleasant smelling flowers with five cream-white to yellow-orange petals of 2 to 5 cm length. The stigmatic surfaces are pale green in color. The stamens are bright yellow.
Leaves: The spirally arranged leaves are on the top of the trunk. The lower part of the trunk shows the scars from earlier leaves and fruits. The large leaves are about 50-70 cm in diameter, they are deeply lobed with 7 lobes.
Fruits: Smooth skinned fruits. Papaya fruits vary a lot in size and shape, depending on the variety and type of plant (round, oval, pear-shaped, etc.). Fruits can be small ( afew hundred grams) to big (several kilos). Usually the fruits contain many seeds surrounded by the smooth yellow to orange-red flesh which usually has a sweet taste.
Climate and weather: Papaya needs a warm tropical climate.
Pollination: Based on flower type there are three types of papaya plants: female, hermaphrodite, and male. Hermaphrodite flowers are usually self-pollinating. Female flowers are probably pollinated by wind or by insects (thrips, moths). Hand pollination can be used for better fruit setting.
List of All Fruits: Orange
Oranges belong to the Citrus family. Probably oranges were created long ago as a hybrid between two other members of the Citrus family: pomelo and tangerine. Like other citrus fruits, oranges are rich in vitamins.
Origin: The origin of oranges is in south-eastern Asia.
Distribution: Most tropical and subtropical countries. Main areas of production are Brazil,United States and Mexico, some mediterranean countries (Spain, Italy, Egypt), India and China.
Varieties Many varieties of oranges exist today, for example: Blood orange, Navel orange and Valencia orange. Each variety has different appearance and taste.
Evergreen or deciduous: Evergreen
Flowers: White flowers with a sweet smell.
Leaves: Leaves have an elliptic to ovate shape. When crushed they give an aromatic smell. The petioles of the leaves usually have small wings.
Fruits: The pulp of oranges has different colors, yellow, orange or red, depending on the variety. The pulp consists of many membranous juice sacs which are enclosed in a number of wedge-shaped compartments.
Climate and weather: Orange are subtropical pants and can be grown in grown in warm tropical and subtropical areas. In cooler climates they are sometimes grown in greenhouses.
Oranges do not tolerate freezing.