Although it is not known exactly how many types of fruits exist in the world, the answer numbers in the thousands. Agriculturalists constantly cultivate new varieties of fruits; for instance, at least 1,600 varieties of ... More »

As of 2010, there were approximately 400,000 types of flowering plant species in the world, according to The Guardian. More than 600,000 plant names were deleted due to discoveries of duplicate species upon further exami... More »

There are many thousands of different types of roses. Though there is a vast number of different types, all roses can be divided into three main groups: species roses, old garden roses and modern garden roses. More »

The grape is one of the top 10 favorite fruits in the world along with mangoes and bananas, according to Top Food Facts. There are more than 8,000 varieties of grapes worldwide. These small fruits are available in purple... More »

Kiwi fruits grow in many areas around the world, including the United States, New Zealand, Chile, Italy, Greece and France. Of the kiwi-producing locations, Italy, Chile and New Zealand grow the highest number of kiwi. I... More »

Although there are more than 2,000 different varieties of plums (Prunus domestica), these juicy stone fruits can be broken into three main types: American, European and Japanese. Regardless of the variety, the fruit's sh... More »

Some different types of fruits include avocados, chayotes, tomatillos and rambutans. Avocados are the fruit of a tree that grows in warm climates. Indeed, the avocado is specifically a berry, even though it is often used... More »