List of national fruits

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

National fruits[edit]

Country Common name Scientific name Picture Reference
 Armenia apricot Prunus armeniaca Apricot and cross section.jpg
 Central African Republic banana Musa acuminata, Musa balbisiana, or Musa paradisiaca Bananavarieties.jpg
 Bangladesh jackfruit Artocarpus heterophyllus Arto commun 070509 0128 ltn.jpg [1]
 Brazil cupuaçu[citation needed] Theobroma grandiflorum Cupuassu.jpg
 Cambodia chicken egg banana
(chek pong moan in Khmer)
Musa aromatica Bananas dsc07803.jpg [2]
 China fuzzy kiwi Actinidia deliciosa Kiwi aka.jpg [3]
jujube Ziziphus zizyphus Jujube mure.jpg [4]
 England apple Malus domestica Red Apple.jpg
India India mango Mangifera indica Apple mango and cross section edit1.jpg [5]
Indonesia Indonesia durian, especially red durian Durio kutejensis Pekawai 070314 0221 utk.jpg
jackfruit Artocarpus heterophyllus Jackfruit of Bangladesh2.jpg
 Iran pomegranate[citation needed] Punica granatum Granatäpfel.JPG
 Jamaica ackee Blighia sapida Ackee 001.jpg [6]
 Japan Japanese persimmon Diospyros kaki Threekakifruit-cutopen.jpg [7]
 Malaysia rambutan Nephelium lappaceum Rambutan Fruit.jpg
 Mexico avocado[citation needed] Persea americana Avocado.jpeg
 Pakistan mango (Summer National fruit) Mangifera indica An unripe mango in jaffna.JPG [8]
guava (Winter National fruit) Psidium Guavas in Pakistan.jpg
 Thailand mangosteen Garcinia mangostana Mangosteen.jpeg -

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jackfruit – National Fruit of Bangladesh. bangladesh.com
  2. ^ 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The Royal Decree states the chicken egg banana is known as Musa aromatica but this is an outdated taxonomic name still used in Cambodia.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.
  3. ^ "National Symbols of China". 123independenceday.com. Retrieved 2009-12-06. 
  4. ^ "红日子倡导将红枣定为中国的"国果"". news.163.com. Retrieved 2011-10-18. 
  5. ^ "National Fruit". Govt. of India Official website. 
  6. ^ "This is Jamaica". National Symbols of Jamaica. Retrieved 2006-06-04. 
  7. ^ http://www.fruitipedia.com/Persimmon.htm
  8. ^ "National Symbols of Pakistan". Government of Pakistan. Retrieved 2013-08-23.