Top 10 Rarest Fruits in the World

8. Pulasan

The pulasan is a bushy ornamental tree native to Peninsular Malaysia. Its fruit is small, oval in shape with red, leathery skin. The flesh is very sweet and juicy, and separates easily from the seed, much more easily than the rambutan. It has a flavour somewhat similar to that of almonds. These exotic fruits are dark red to light red or yellow in colour and the rind is covered with short and stubby spines.

9. Kaffir lime

The Kaffir lime is a citrus fruit native to Indonesia. It is widely grown worldwide as a backyard shrub. People usually grow it for its fruit, the lime. The leaves are used for cooking. Vegetable oil obtained from the leaves is used to make perfumes. The plant is a very thorny bush with aromatic leaves. The oil obtained from the rind of the fruit can be used as an insecticide.

10. Yangmei

Yangmei is a subtropical tree grown for its sweet, crimson to dark purple-red, edible fruit. It is native to eastern Asia, mainly in south-central China where it has been grown for at least 2000 years.[ The tree is used as ornaments for parks and streets. It is also a traditional tree used in composing classical East Asian gardens.


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