List of national fruits

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

Country Common name Scientific name Picture Resource Notes
Armenia Apricot Prunus armeniaca Apricots.jpg [1]
Austria Apple Malus domestica Red Apple.jpg [2]
Afghanistan Pomegranate Punica granatum Granatäpfel.JPG [3]
Azerbaijan Pomegranate Punica granatum Granatäpfel.JPG [3]
Bangladesh Jackfruit Artocarpus heterophyllus Jackfruit hanging.JPG [4] Jack Fruit is the national fruit of Bangladesh and is widely cultivated in tropical regions of Bangladesh.
Cambodia Chicken egg banana
(chek pong moan in Khmer)
Musa aromatica Bananas dsc07803.jpg [5] The Royal Decree states the chicken egg banana is known as Musa aromatica but this is an outdated taxonomic name still used in Cambodia.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." It is known as pisang mas in Malaysia in which they can be found to be synonyms for the Lady's Finger Banana.
Canada Blueberries Cyanococcus Vaccinium corymbosum(01).jpg [citation needed]
Colombia Borojó Alibertia patinoi Borojó Fruto.jpg [6][failed verification]
Central African Republic Banana Musa acuminata,
Musa balbisiana,
or Musa paradisiaca
Bananavarieties.jpg [7][failed verification]
China Fuzzy kiwifruit Actinidia deliciosa Kiwi aka.jpg [8]
Curuba Passiflora mollissima (P. tarminiana
and P. tripartita var. mollissima)
Curuba.jpg [6][failed verification]
Cuba Mamey Pouteria sapota ARS- Pouteria sapota.jpg [9]
Greece Olive Olea Olive.jpg [10]
Germany Apple Malus domestica Red Apple.jpg [11]
India Mango Mangifera indica GntMango2.jpg [12]
Iran Pomegranate Punica granatum Pomegranate.jpg [citation needed]
Jamaica Ackee Blighia sapida Ackee 001.jpg [13]
Japan Japanese persimmon Diospyros kaki Threekakifruit-cutopen.jpg [14]
Malaysia Durian Nephelium lappaceum Durian.jpg [citation needed] Although durian is the officially recognized national fruit of Malaysia, the durian is more recognized by visitors of the country[citation needed].
Nepal Golden himalaya berry Rubus ellipticus Aiselu berry.jpg [citation needed]
Pakistan Mango Mangifera indica GntMango2.jpg [15]
Philippines Mangga Mangifera indica GntMango2.jpg [citation needed]
Serbia Plum prunus Slivka.JPG [16] Plum and its products are of great importance to Serbs and part of numerous customs.[16] A saying goes that the best place to build a house is where a plum tree grows best.[16] The fertile region of Šumadija in central Serbia is particularly known for its plums and Šljivovica, the national drink.[17]
Seychelles Coco de mer Lodoicea I frutti del cocò de mer - M e F - panoramio.jpg [citation needed]
Sri Lanka Jackfruit Artocarpus heterophyllus Jackfruit hanging.JPG [18]
Spain Grape Vitis vinifera Cabernet Sauvignon Gaillac.jpg [19] There are over 400 varietals of grapes that are grown in Spain for wine production.
South Korea Asian Pear Pyrus pyrifolia Pyrus pyrifolia (Raja) young fruits 4.jpg [citation needed] There are other national fruits of South Korea such as Persimmons and Apples.


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  2. ^ "Oststeirischer Apfel". Archived from the original on 9 May 2015. Retrieved 21 January 2015.
  3. ^ a b "Pearls of Baku". Retrieved 9 November 2014.
  4. ^ Jackfruit – National Fruit of Bangladesh.
  5. ^ Archived 2007-06-30 at the Wayback Machine
  6. ^ a b "Fruits in Colombia". Retrieved 2015-01-03.
  7. ^ The Travel Book – Central African Republic. Retrieved 2014-16-09
  8. ^ "National Symbols of China". Retrieved 2009-12-06.
  9. ^ Bader, Myles (February 2010). The Wizard of Food's Encyclopedia of Kitchen & Cooking Secrets. Strategic Book Publishing. p. 430. ISBN 978-1-60911-017-8.
  10. ^ "Olive oil. The Ancient Greek gold. History of olive tree". 2015.
  11. ^ "German National Fruit, the Little Fleiner Apple". 18 November 2009.
  12. ^ "National Fruit". Govt. of India Official website.
  13. ^ "This is Jamaica". National Symbols of Jamaica. Archived from the original on 2006-06-19. Retrieved 2006-06-04.
  14. ^ "Persimmon". Archived from the original on 2014-12-16. Retrieved 2012-08-24.
  15. ^ National Symbols of Pakistan, Official Gateway to the Government of Pakistan, archived from the original on 28 November 2016, retrieved 28 July 2016
  16. ^ a b c Stephen Mennell (2005). Culinary Cultures of Europe: Identity, Diversity and Dialogue. Council of Europe. p. 383. ISBN 9789287157447.
  17. ^ Grolier Incorporated (2000). The encyclopedia Americana. Grolier. p. 715. ISBN 978-0-7172-0133-4.
  18. ^ – National Fruit of Sri Lanka.
  19. ^ [1]