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#KnowingMoreAboutFruits | 3rd series comes to an end.

It’s a delight to let you know that we’ve come to the end of Knowing More About Fruits (3rd Series) . Recall that right from season one we’ve been consistently reviewing 15 fruits every Monday. Where we talk majorly about the; names, origin, description, natural benefits and uses.

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#KnowingMoreAboutFruits | 3rd series (Ugli fruit)

English Name: Ugli fruit

Botanical Name: Citrus × tangelo

DESCRIPTION: A huge great lump of citrus fruit, very ugly, that is apparently a hybrid across of grapefruit, orange and tangerine. A fruit with a rough, yellowish-orange skin and sweet flesh with alot of juice.

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#KnowingMoreAboutFruits | 3rd Series (Sugar cane)

English Name: Sugar cane
Botanical Name: saccharum officinarum
Yoruba Name: Ìrèke
Hausa Name: Ireke
Igbo Name: Osisina-atuto

DESCRIPTION: A sweet tall tropical plant with a thick stem and soft rinds. Inside the stalk is sweet juice often eaten and processed into sugar.

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#KnowingMoreAboutFruits | 3rd Series (Star fruit).

English Name: Star fruit / Carambola
Botanical Name: Averrhoa carambola
Indian Name: Kamrakh

DESCRIPTION: A green or yellow tropical fruit with a shape like a star when cut.

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#KnowingMoreAboutFruits 3rd Series | African Star Apple / Cherry

English Name: African Star Apple / Cherry
Botanical Name: Chrysophyllum albidum
Yoruba Name: Àgbalùmo
Igbo Name: Udara beeke
Ghana Name: Alasa

DESCRIPTION: A tropical yellow/golden fruit with a peach fleshy sticky edible pulp which contains 4—6 seeds.

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#KnowingMoreAboutFruits | 3rd Series Camu Camu Berry

English Name: Camu Camu Berry
Botanical Name: Myrciaria dubia

DESCRIPTION: A little berry from the Amazon region the berry looks like a small plum-like red-purple fruit and have a whitish fleshy center.

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#KnowingMoreAboutFruits 3rd series | Passion Fruit.

English Name: Passion fruit / Granadilla fruit.
Botanical Name: Passiflora edulis
Dutch Name: Passiebloem
Spanish Name: Maracuja
Italian Name: Fruttodella passione.

DESCRIPTION: A small tropical fruit with a thick yellow or purple skin, juicy and filled with many seeds. The purple skinned specie has black seeds, the yellow skinned specie has brown seeds. The yellow specie are generally larger than the purple specie.

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#KnowingMoreAboutFruits 3rd Series | Raspberry

English Name: Raspberry
Botanical Name: Rubus idaues

DESCRIPTION: A member of the berry family with an edible red colour. It’s juicy and grows majorly on bushes.

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#KnowingMoreAboutFruits 3rd series | Mulberry.

English Name: Mulberry
Botanical Name: Morus nigra
DESCRIPTION: A purple colour tinted with red or white fruit resembling a black berry.

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#KnowingMoreAboutFruits 3rd Series | Mandarin

English Name: Mandarin
Botanical Name: Citrus reticulata

DESCRIPTION: A small, spiny variety of orange, which is seedless and easy to peel. Its varieties of which are called tangerines.

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