U Part 2

-Umbrella fruit is a sour fruit, grown in tropical regions all over the world – especially in Asia & Africa. It is green & yellow in color, crisp in texture, & mildly acidic — with hints of pineapple & mango. -Ububese fruit is native to Africa & can be found in Angola, Botswana, Mozambique, Namibia, & Zimbabwe. -It’s a rich source

HEALTHY & FUN FRUITY FACTS

Tatianna

10/28/2021 2 min read

U Part 2

-Umbrella fruit is a sour fruit, grown in tropical regions all over the world – especially in Asia & Africa. It is green & yellow in color, crisp in texture, & mildly acidic — with hints of pineapple & mango.

-Ububese fruit is native to Africa & can be found in Angola, Botswana, Mozambique, Namibia, & Zimbabwe.

-It’s a rich source of fiber

-Ububese fruits have creamy flesh that is somewhat of a cross between papayas, cantaloupe, & custard.

-The shape of Ububese fruit is round or oval with a diameter of 1.7 to 3 centimeters & it can grow up to 4 centimeters long. These fruits are dark yellow or reddish with a network patterned on their outer surface. The pulp of the ripe Ububese fruit is not only nutritious but also sweet & delightful. These fruits have several flat, brown, & oval-shaped seeds in them that have a caruncle at one end.

-It is a yellow-colored fruit with a luscious sugary taste. You can eat them preserved, cooked, or raw.

-Umbu fruit grows in the Caatinga, a chaparral shrub.

-Umbu fruit is also known as Brazil plum, & it is native to northeast Brazil. It is light yellow to red in color, & is round & small, 2-4 cm in size, with a rugged & hardened outer skin. There are many varieties of umbu, some the size of cherries & others as big as lemons.

-The fruit can be eaten fresh or made into juice. They can also be made into jams or sweetened preserves. Another delicacy made from umbu is umbuzada, a rich beverage that can substitute for a full meal.

-Usuma fruit is a small orange to red fruit that is similar to peanut butter, therefore, also known as peanut butter fruit.

-Because of its unique & pleasant taste, it’s great for milkshakes, smoothies, jams, & juices, or just eaten fresh!

-Originated from the Andean region, usuma fruit is native to South America.

-Urava fruit grows on a tropical tree called mangrove apple tree or gedabu.

-It is very sour in taste.

-Urava, also known as mangrove apple or perepat, is a curious-looking fruit. Small & spherical, they look like a tiny hat. The outer skin is thick & green in color. They are quite widespread & are found mostly in mangroves.

-Just like the urava fruit, the leaves of the urava tree are also edible. In Sri Lanka, the pulp of the fruit is mixed with coconut milk & made into a milkshake.