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Achachairú

Achachairú

Source: Atlas Obscura A bowl of achacha. 0 There are hundreds of species of fruit in the Garcinia genus, many of which are adored in their native homes. Despite their local popularity, these fruits are rarely exported. Even the most famous of the bunch, the purple...

Snakefruit

Snakefruit

Source: Atlas Obscura Snake skin outside, tart pulp inside. Salacca is a genus of Southeast Asian palm fruits that look so snake-like you might expect one to be venomous. Many of the brutally bitter, sour varieties are solely used in cooking, but the commonly...

How to grow a cacao tree in a hurry

How to grow a cacao tree in a hurry

Author: Alison Pearce Stevens / Source: Science News for Students Chocolate is made from the pods (shown here) that grow from the trunk of the tropical cacao tree. To reproduce this tree rapidly, scientists clone it. Growing a cacao tree — the plant whose...

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