The horned melon, cherimoya, atemoya, chocolate pudding fruit and Buddha’s hand are some unusual fruits. Canistels, star fruit, kumquat and ugli fruit are other obscure fruit choices. More »

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Some rare fruit names include ackee, rambutan, physalis and the African horned cucumber. Ackee is native to West Africa, and is imported and cultivated in Jamaica, where it is the national fruit. If eaten improperly, ack... More »

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Fruits that begin with T include tamarind, tomatoes and tangerines. Tamarind has a taste that is similar to a date or apricot. Tomatoes are often confused with vegetables. More »

Citrus fruits, such as lemons, oranges or grapefruits, possess a characteristic tartness due to their high levels of citric acid, with a pH between 1.8 and 3.3. Alternatively, melons such as the honeydew, fall closer to ... More »

Watermelon and grapes are fruits that act as natural diuretics, and celery, asparagus, artichoke, cucumber, eggplant and onion are vegetables that are natural diuretics. Herbal diuretics include dandelion, corn silk, gin... 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 »

Apples, pears, peaches, cherries, blackberries, strawberries, quinces, apricots, and raspberries are fruits of the rose family. Fruits of the rose family typically have flowers with five petals centered around a cup that... More »