The most exotic fruits and rare in the world

Some have poisonous seeds but the majority are of tropical origin and rich in vitamins; in General, the pulp is juicy and sour, do you know any similar variety?

You've tried or heard of delicacies such as the Rambutan, breadfruit, lychee, mangosteen or Kumquat?... Because they are strange products which can be eaten in Mexico and its origin is China, Indonesia and India.

In the lands of those Nations grow these fruits which are sent to latitudes of our continent. Some are also grown in Central and South America, so come to our country, but at high prices.


It's an oval and fleshy fruit with white and juicy pulp. She can be sour or sweet and mealy. Its exterior color is reddish with soft spines. It measures about five centimeters and is found in clusters of between 10 and 20 units. It has a single seed that is poisonous and should not be ingested with the pulp.

Its name comes from the Malay word rambut which means hair. In Central America is called "Panama", while in Ecuador it is known as "achotillo". It is native to Southeast Asia, but also occurs in the warm regions of Central America.

Breadfruit and jackfruit (jackfruit)

Originating in the southwest of India, Bangladesh, the Philippines and Sri Lanka, is a common fruit in Australia and Asia. Its interior is colored yellow, similar to the handle. Its juice is slightly acid and deeply sweet, with a taste reminiscent of mango with orange mixture.

Passion fruit or passion fruit

It is native to South America, but it is cultivated in regions of India, New Zealand and other tropical areas. An oval, fleshy and juicy Berry from four to ten is centimeters in diameter. Its pulp contains numerous seeds small its rind is thick and not edible, colour varied according to their classes, but usually yellow.


It is native to southern China, Indonesia and Philippines. It is an oval fruit of about three inches. Its exterior is red and easy to remove. Its interior is formed by layers of sweet, translucent and white pulp; they are rich in vitamin C.


It is native to Indonesia, India and Sri Lanka; popular in Southeast Asia and Malaysia. It occurs also in Brazil, Colombia and Guatemala. It occurs in clusters whose units are starry with five angles. Its flesh is juicy and sour. It contains vitamin A and C, phosphorus and potassium.

Mangosteen, mangosteen or the India jobo

Its exterior is reddish purple to be mature. Its interior is fleshy and edible, sweet and sour flavor with a texture similar to the Peach.

Kumquat or quinoto

It's an oval fruit, orange. It is approximately five inches and its pulp is acidic and segmented, with whitish seeds. Its origin is in China, although now also cultivated in southern Europe, Argentina, Brazil and parts of United States.

Garcinia humilis or Achacha

It is a small and prolifically-fruiting of the tree associated with mangosteen. It is traditionally cultivated in Bolivia, but recently it is cultivated on a commercial scale in the Burdekin, Australia. Fruit occupies third place in the 2012 held in Berlin Fruit Logistica Innovation Award


Originating in the area of low elevation of Central America and the Caribbean. It grows rapidly and it can reach a height of 20 meters. The Peel contains much LaTeX.The fruits are delicious as a dessert of fresh fruit; It is sweet and better cooling. The infusion of the leaves has been used in the fight against the diabetes and rheumatism articular also is a fabulous fruit to consume then wake up the sexual appetite.

Pitahaya or Dragon fruit

Provienie of Mexico and Central America. The pulp contains small black seeds. Its aroma is lost when it is heated. 90% Of the fruit is composed of water and is rich in iron, calcium, and phosphorus. Its nutritional value is 210 kJ/100 g, and contains vitamin B, C and E.

Fruit bread

It has that name because its pulp has a look similar to the bread. It is usually large in comparison to other fruits, that you can have 30 centimeters in diameter and weighing between 2 to 4 kilograms. Its bark is green, and its texture is thick and rough, although it can vary to yellow as it progresses your maturity. Inside it has an edible pulp, sweet taste, and its aroma is pervasive. You can have or not seeds exist varieties which have more than 60 seeds, similar in size to the chestnuts.


It has a leathery shell and a thin layer of pulp, which can both eaten fresh or made juice, concentrate, jellies, and sorbets. In Suriname is used in traditional medicine, since the infusion of the leaves is used as eye inflammation, diarrhea, sexually transmitted treatment. It is a type of yellow plum, when this mature has a pungent odor, its flavor is sweet and sour and his skin is very thin, the yellow pulp is mainly used in water due to its exquisite and exotic flavor.

Cashew or India nut

It is grey with kidney-shaped, hard and dry 3-5 cm. The seed has a great demand around the world for its nutritional properties, also is used in the confectionery and highly recommended in the diet.

Persimmon or bright red

It has a very sweet and juicy pulp. Astringent groups have an astringent taste if they aren't on matured or not extracted them the astringency. The persimmons can eat fresh or used in the preparation of the most varied desserts, like for example ice cream.

Fruit of the devil or India Mora

It flowers throughout the year, giving rise to small white flowers, tubular-shaped; These produce multiple fruits, ovoid, with an irregular surface of yellow or whitish. It contains many seeds, equipped with an air bag that favors its distribution by flotation. When ripe, it has a pungent, unpleasant odor.


A refreshing drink is prepared with cooked ripe fruits. Venezuela made an alcoholic beverage (Ron Piritu) prepared from maceration of the fruits of the píritu in rum or cane liquor. The seed and pulp oils are used in the manufacture of soaps, called coco. The flesh is edible, both fresh and pressed to extract oil light or by fermentation, which provides a pleasant flavor liqueur. The seed roasted or cooked is also eaten. Inside the trunk was grinding to obtain a very fine and tasty meal, and the heart is consumed as palmito.

Nance or nance

Nance fruit is consumable when ripe, presenting a sweet flavor and an intense yellow color, with a slightly bitter aftertaste. The bitterness is strongly accentuated in the immature berries are also edible.

Ziziphus mauritiana

The skin of the fruit is initially light green and takes a reddish brown colour when ripe. When fresh, the flesh is light green to pale yellowish, greenish - similar to the Apple - textured and sweet. They are rich in sugars and mucilages and with a significant amount of vitamin C that is why they have consumed by its value nutritious as a fruit, natural or dried.
They look like miniature avocados!


The papause is a fruit known in soconusco which are tupe fruits after as rain in may, but less hard and interior can be pink or white, its taste is sweet and meets a seed of colour inside each slice one eaten by its exterior is green coffee shine you.


The fruit is ovoid, 4-6 cm in diameter with yellow, orange or Brown, shell covered with small, thin spines or "hairs". Internally, is divided into four compartments separated by membranous partition, full of pulp color greenish or yellowish and numerous small and whitish seeds. The juicy pulp has an acid taste and is used to prepare juices, nectars, jams and desserts.


The edible flesh emits an odor characteristic, strong and penetrating, even when the husk is intact. Some people consider the very fragrant durian; others find it an offensive scent. The smell evokes reactions from deep appreciation to intense disgust, and has been described by many as almonds, rotten onions, turpentine and gym socks. The smell has led to the exile of the fruit in certain hotels and public transportation in Southeast Asia.

CAPULIN or Virginia cherry

The fruit, of about 1 cm of diameter varies from bright red to black, with an astringent and acid taste. The more mature the darker Cherry is your color and less acidic. It is used medicinally in the preparation of liquor for treating diseases of the lungs, or syrups to relieve cough, flu, or evil of orin, in addition to using the bark, branches and leaves to treat diarrhea, cold and fever. It is a toxic plant always if consumed in excess.

Azul Pacifico

The fruit may be eaten fresh it is sweet smelling roses. It is very rich in pectins and little acid, with the jellies or jams can be prepared. It is also good for flavoured sauces and creams. The flowers are also edible.

Kiwi (on demand of the user @soyelclonnumero4)

The fruit is an oval Berry about 6.25 cm long, with thin skin of brownish green color and densely cover of a rigid and short Brown hairs. The pulp signed hata that completely ripe, juicy bright green and with tiny black seeds arranged around a white heart. It has a subácido flavor to quite acid, similar to that of the blackcurrant or strawberry. It is usually a common allergen, especially your skin.

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