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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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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

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1:43AM PST on Jan 26, 2014

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8:35AM PST on Jan 23, 2014

Good post!

11:41AM PST on Jan 7, 2014

Interesting!

3:59PM PST on Jan 1, 2014

Gorgeous pictures.

10:01AM PST on Dec 30, 2013

Thank you for sharing.

6:42PM PST on Dec 17, 2013

thanks for sharing

7:54AM PST on Dec 14, 2013

Interesting.

6:34AM PST on Dec 7, 2013

i have eaten it all except 5, 8 and 9. Only ever saw 10, i thought it was just a flower.
Number 6 taste great to be made into jam. And I can't understand why you all think that durian smells funny to you guys.
Nice article, by the way.

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