Unknown Tropical Fruit

olgreymare(Z5 Colorado)December 26, 2005

Hello

I am living in Cameroon on the continent of Africa. Today we picked some fruit the locals call apples, but they aren't. The fruit looks like a red delicious from a distance, but the foliage is tropical. It's a tree with long fairly slender darkish green glossy leaves. The fruit is white with the texture and taste more like a pear. The fruit isn't as dense as a pear or apple, but is tasty. Does anybody know what we're eating? The botanical name would be helpful so I can google it and get more information.

Thanks.

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hotdiggetydam

never seen a red form just green

    Bookmark   December 27, 2005 at 4:59PM
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hotdiggetydam

never seen a red form just green

    Bookmark   December 27, 2005 at 5:06PM
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poiu(10b/11)

Maybe a Malay Apple ?

CHeck out this link (below), there are pics, and at the bottom of the page there is a list of other fruits that you could check out and see.

Here is a link that might be useful: Tradewindsfruit pictures

    Bookmark   December 29, 2005 at 10:15PM
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olgreymare(Z5 Colorado)

Thank you. I will visit the site.

    Bookmark   December 31, 2005 at 5:38PM
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