[NAFEX] Unidentified Fruit

mIEKAL aND dtv at mwt.net
Wed Apr 2 12:26:55 EST 2003


google pulls up this...

http://www.desert-tropicals.com/Plants/Sapotaceae/Manilkara_zapota.html

On Wednesday, April 2, 2003, at 11:20 AM, LONGDISTSHTR wrote:

> I found a fruit in Peru, sold in the local markets and which I observed
> growing in a local orchard there. The tree appeared to be a crab apple
> from a cursory examination but the fruit had a mealy sweetish taste and
> the natives pulled the skin off before eating. Ripened fruit was about
> the size of golf ball, with a yellow color.  The flower end was not
> rough lke a Medlar but was smooth like an apple.
> The locals called it "Nispero"
> Any ideas?
> Doc Lisenby
>
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