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Fruits from Costa Rica

All of the fruits on display above can be found growing in Costa Rica. Their identities are given below by Charlie Strader of Fruit Explorations Inc, which is based in Florida.

From the left: Pachira aquatic, Costa Ricans call it ‘Poponjoche’. It is known by the common names Malabar chestnut, French peanut, Provision tree, Saba nut, Pumpo (Guatemala) and is commercially sold under the names Money tree. Licania platypus (Sansapote, or Sangre in Costa Rica), Mamey Zapote, achiote, cocoa, Eugenia uniflora (Surinam cherry).

We thought that visitors to Fruit Forum may be interested in a tour arranged by Charlie Strader to explore the tropical fruits of Costa Rica.

All the details are here: https://www.explorationsinc.com/costa-rica-fruit-tour.html

This botanical trip departs July 27 2019, contact:  email info@explorationsinc.com

 

And can any of our readers identify this fruit growing in Costa Rica:

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