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List of national fruits

This list of national fruits is arranged alphabetically by country. Some national fruits are officially designated, some are unofficial.

National fruits

Country Common name Scientific name Picture Reference
 Armenia apricot Prunus armeniaca
 Azerbaijan pomegranate Punica granatum [1]
 Central African Republic banana Musa acuminata,
Musa balbisiana,
or Musa paradisiaca
[2]
 Bangladesh jackfruit Artocarpus heterophyllus [3]
 Brazil cupuaçu Theobroma grandiflorum
 Cambodia chicken egg banana
(chek pong moan in Khmer)
Musa aromatica [4]
 China fuzzy kiwi Actinidia deliciosa [5]
jujube Ziziphus zizyphus [6]
 England apple Malus domestica
India mango Mangifera indica [7]
Indonesia durian, especially red durian Durio kutejensis
jackfruit Artocarpus heterophyllus
 Iran pomegranate Punica granatum
 Jamaica ackee Blighia sapida [8]
 Japan Japanese persimmon Diospyros kaki [9]
 Malaysia rambutan Nephelium lappaceum
 Mexico avocado Persea americana
 Pakistan mango (Summer fruit) Mangifera indica [10]
guava (Winter fruit) Psidium
 Philippines mango Mangifera indica
 Serbia damson plum P. domestica subsp. insititia
 Thailand mangosteen Garcinia mangostana -

See also

References

  1. ^ "Pearls of Baku". www.everyonesanoriginal.com. Retrieved 9 November 2014. 
  2. ^ The Travel Book - Central African Republic. Retrieved 2014-16-09
  3. ^ Jackfruit – National Fruit of Bangladesh. bangladesh.com
  4. ^ http://www.forestry.gov.kh/Documents/ROYAL-DECREE-ENG.pdf The Royal Decree states the chicken egg banana is known as Musa aromatica but this is an outdated taxonomic name still used in Cambodia. This cultivar is also known as kluai khai in Thailand which has a similar meaning, that being "Egg Banana." And it is known as pisang mas in Malaysia in which they can be found to be synonyms for the Lady's Finger Banana.
  5. ^ "National Symbols of China". 123independenceday.com. Retrieved 2009-12-06. 
  6. ^ """红日子倡导将红枣定为中国的"国果. news.163.com. Retrieved 2011-10-18. 
  7. ^ "National Fruit".  
  8. ^ "This is Jamaica". National Symbols of Jamaica. Retrieved 2006-06-04. 
  9. ^ http://www.fruitipedia.com/Persimmon.htm
  10. ^ "National Symbols of Pakistan". Government of Pakistan. Retrieved 2013-08-23. 
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