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Ten of the World’s Strangest Fruits (slideshow)

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Ten of the World’s Strangest Fruits (slideshow)

By Eva Valenti, DivineCaroline

Bored of bananas? Apples giving you apathy? Over oranges? If you’re trying to expand your fruit horizons, traveling the world, or just searching for a cool-looking edible centerpiece, look for one of these funky fruits in your local grocery store (though you might have a hard time finding them in America).

1. Pitaya (Dragon Fruit)
Known for its unusual color and laxative properties, the dragon fruit grows in Central and South America, as well as some countries in Southeast Asia. Dragon fruits have a bright pink skin and sweet, creamy white flesh full of small black seeds.

Photo courtesy of angela n.

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7:01AM PDT on May 19, 2014

thanks

5:08AM PDT on May 6, 2014

My grandma grew custard apples which are grainy but nice. Uncorked unfortunately I am not a lover of fruit except for apples, berries and watermellon.

5:04AM PDT on May 6, 2014

My grandma grew custard apples which are grainy but nice. Uncorked unfortunately I am not a lover of fruit except for apples, berries and watermellon.

5:02AM PDT on May 6, 2014

Number 10 looks like Chinese gooseberry which I have grown. Ranibutan is a lovely fruit that tastes like a posh lychee.

4:26AM PDT on May 5, 2014

very nice

8:26PM PDT on Mar 12, 2014

These fruits all look like a delicious adventure. Delightful and interesting.

4:35AM PST on Feb 20, 2014

ty...

1:43AM PST on Jan 26, 2014

TY

8:35AM PST on Jan 23, 2014

Good post!

11:41AM PST on Jan 7, 2014

Interesting!

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