Fruit of the Day - List of edible fruits

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Ice cream bean? Peanut butter fruit?You'll be surprised to see some of the fruits on this list.Some of them I didn't even thing they were fruits. Many of them I  never heard of.

This list of culinary fruits contains the names of some fruits that are considered edible in some cuisines. The definition of fruit for these lists is a culinary fruit, i.e. "Any sweet, edible part of a plant that resembles fruit, even if it does not develop from a floral ovary; also used in a technically imprecise sense for some sweet or sweetish vegetables, some of which may resemble a true fruit or are used in cookery as if they were a fruit, for example rhubarb."


Note that many edible plant parts that are true fruits botanically speaking, are not considered culinary fruits. They are classified as vegetables in the culinary sense, (for example: the tomato, cucumber, zucchini, and so on), and hence they do not appear in this list. There also exist many fruits which are edible and palatable but for various reasons have not become popular.


 List of culinary fruits by climate
Temperate fruits
Fruits of temperate climates are almost always borne on trees or woody shrubs or lianas. They will not grow adequately in the tropics, as they need a period of cold (a chilling requirement) each year before they will flower. The apple, pear, cherry, and plum are the most widely grown and eaten, owing to their adaptability. Many other fruits are important regionally but do not figure prominently in commerce. Many sorts of small fruit on this list are gathered from the wild, just as they were in Neolithic times.



ApplesThe pome fruits:
Apple and crabapple (Malus)
Chokeberry (Aronia)
Hawthorn (Crataegus and Rhaphiolepis)Loquat (Eriobotrya japonica)
Medlar (Mespilus germanica)
Pear, European and Asian species (Pyrus)
Quince (Cydonia oblonga and Chaenomeles)
Rose hip, the fruitlike base of roses (Rosa); used mostly for jams and herbal teas
Rowan (Sorbus)
Service tree (Sorbus domestica), bears a fruit known as a sorb or sorb apple
Serviceberry or Saskatoon (Amelanchier)
Shipova (× Sorbopyrus auricularis)

The stone fruits, drupes of genus Prunus:
Apricot (Prunus armeniaca or Armeniaca vulgaris)Cherry, sweet, black, sour, and wild species (Prunus avium, Prunus serotina, Prunus cerasus, and others)
Chokecherry (Prunus virginiana)
Greengage, a cultivar of the plum
Peach (of the normal and white variety) and its variant the nectarine (Prunus persica)
Plum, of which there are several domestic and wild species; dried plums are called prunes
Hybrids of the preceding species, such as the pluot, aprium and peacotum
Other Temperate fruits:
Boquila (Boquila trifoliata ; Lardizabalaceae)
Goumi (Elaeagnus multiflora; Elaeocarpaceae)
Keule (Gomortega keule; Gomortegaceae)
Lardizabala (Lardizabala biternata; Lardizabalaceae)
Maqui (Aristotelia chilensis; Elaeocarpaceae)
Pawpaw (Asimina triloba; Annonaceae)
Peumo (Cryptocarya alba; Lauraceae)

Berries
In non-technical usage, berry means any small fruit that can be eaten whole and lacks objectionable seeds. The bramble fruits, compound fruits of genus Rubus (blackberries), are some of the most popular pseudo-berries:
Rubus
RaspberriesBlackberry, of which there are many species and hybrids, such as dewberry, boysenberry, olallieberry, and tayberry (genus Rubus)
Cloudberry (Rubus chamaemorus)
Loganberry (Rubus loganobaccus)
Raspberry, several species (genus Rubus)
Salmonberry (Rubus spectabilis)
Thimbleberry (Rubus parviflorus)
Wineberry (Rubus phoenicolasius)



True Berries
The true berries are dominated by the family Ericaceae, many of which are hardy in the subarctic:
Bearberry (Arctostaphylos spp.)
Bilberry or whortleberry (Vaccinium spp.)
Blueberry (Vaccinium spp.)
Crowberry (Empetrum spp.)
Cranberry (Vaccinium spp.)
Falberry (Vaccinium spp.)
Huckleberry (Vaccinium spp.)
Lingonberry (Vaccinium vitis-idaea)
Strawberry Tree (Arbutus unedo), not to be confused with the Strawberry (Fragaria)

 Other
Barberry (Berberis; Berberidaceae)
Currant (Ribes spp.; Grossulariaceae), red, black, and white typesElderberry (Sambucus; Caprifoliaceae)
Gooseberry (Ribes spp.; Grossulariaceae)
Hackberry (Celtis spp.; Cannabaceae)
Honeysuckle: the berries of some species (called honeyberries) are edible, others are poisonous (Lonicera spp.; Caprifoliaceae)
Mulberry (Morus spp.; Moraceae) including:
Red Mulberry (Morus rubra)
White Mulberry (Morus alba)
Mayapple (Podophyllum spp.; Berberidaceae)
Nannyberry or sheepberry (Viburnum spp.; Caprifoliaceae)
Oregon grape (Mahonia aquifolium; Berberidaceae)
Sea-buckthorn (Hippophae rhamnoides; Elaeagnaceae)
Ugniberry (Ugni molinae; Myrtaceae)
Wolfberry (Lycium barbarum, Lycium spp.; Solanaceae)

Mediterranean and subtropical fruits
Fruits in this category are not hardy to extreme cold, as the preceding temperate fruits are, yet tolerate some frost and may have a modest chilling requirement. Notable among these are natives of the Mediterranean:
GrapesBlack mulberry (Morus nigra; Moraceae)
Cornelian cherry (Cornus mas; Cornaceae)
Date (Phoenix dactylifera; Arecaceae)
Fig (Ficus spp. Moraceae)
Grape, called raisin, sultana when it is dried. (Vitis spp.; Vitaceae)
Jujube (Ziziphus zizyphus; Rhamnaceae)
Pomegranate (Punica granatum; Punicaceae)
Sycamore fig (Ficus sycomorus. Moraceae) also called old world sycomore or just sycomore.



In the important genus Citrus (Rutaceae), some members are tropical, tolerating no frost. All common species of commerce are somewhat hardy:
LemonBlood Orange
Citron (Citrus medica)
Clementine (Citrus reticulata var. clementine),
Grapefruit (Citrus paradisi)
Kumquat (Fortunella spp.)
Lemon (Citrus limon)
Limes
Key Lime (Citrus aurantifolia)
Persian lime Also known as tahiti lime.
Kaffir lime (Citrus hystix)
Mandarin (Citrus reticulata)
Naartjie (Citrus reticulata, Citrus nobilis)
Orange, of which there are sweet (Citrus sinensis) and sour (Citrus aurantium) species
Pomelo (also known as the shaddock) (Citrus maxima)
Sweet Lemon (Citrus limetta)
Kabosu (Citrus Sphaerocarpa) Rutaceae
Oroblanco (Citrus paradisi x C. grandis) Rutaceae (Also called the sweetie)
Tangerine, and similar
Hybrids of the preceding species, such as the Orangelo, Tangelo, Rangpur (fruit) and Ugli fruit

Other subtropical fruits:
Avocado (Persea americana; Lauraceae)
Carob (Ceratonia siliqua; Fabaceae)
Feijoa (Feijoa sellowiana; Myrtaceae)
Guava (Psidium guajava; Myrtaceae)
Longan (Dimocarpus longan; Sapindaceae)
Lúcuma (Pouteria lucuma; Sapotaceae)
Lychee (Litchi chinensis; Sapindaceae)
Passion fruit or Granadilla (Passiflora edulis and other Passiflora spp.; Passifloraceae)
Peanut (Arachis hypogaea; Fabaceae)
Pond-apple (Annona glabra; Annonaceae) Also called Alligator-apple and Monkey-apple
Strawberry guava (Psidium litorale; Myrtaceae)
Tamarillo or Tree Tomato (Cyphomandra betacea; Solanaceae)
Yangmei (Myrica rubra; Myricaceae) Also called Yumberry, Yamamomo, Chinese Bayberry, Japanese Bayberry, Red Bayberry, or Chinese strawberry tree
Néré (Parkia biglobosa)

Tropical fruits
Tropical fruits grow on plants of all habitats. The only characteristic that they share is an intolerance of frost.



 A
Abiu (Pouteria caimito; Sapotaceae)
Açaí (Euterpe oleracea; Arecaceae), or Assai
Acerola (Malpighia glabra; Malpighiaceae), also called West Indian Cherry or Barbados Cherry
Ackee (Blighia sapida or Cupania sapida; Sapindaceae)
African cherry orange (Citropsis schweinfurthii; Rutaceae)
Allspice (Pimenta dioica; Myrtaceae)
Almond, Indian
Almond, Tropical (Terminalia catappa; Combretaceae)
Ambarella (Spondias cytherea; Anacardiaceae)
Amra (Spondias pinnata; Anacardiaceae)
Apple, Custard (Annona reticulata; Annonaceae), also called Bullock's Heart
Apple, Elephant (Dillenia indica; Dilleniaceae)
Apple, Golden
Apple, Kei (Dovyalis caffra; Flacourtiaceae)
Apple, Malay (Syzygium malaccense; Myrtaceae)
Apple, Mammee (Mammea americana; Guttiferae)
Apple, Rose (Syzygium jambos; Myrtaceae)
Apple, Star (Chrysophyllum cainito; Chrysobalanaceae), also called caimito or caimite
Apple, Sugar (Annona squamosa; Annonaceae); ata in Portuguese
Apple, Water (Syzygium aqueum; Myrtaceae)
Araza
Atemoya (Annona cherimola X Annona squamosa; Annonaceae)
Avocado (Persea americana; Lauraceae)

B
Babaco (Carica pentagona; Caricaceae)
Bacupari (Garcinia gardneriana)
Bacuri (Platonia esculenta; Guttiferae)
Bael (Aegle marmelos; Rutaceae)
Banana (Musacea spp.; Musaceae); its starchy variant is the plantain
Barbadine (granadilla; maracujá-açu in Portuguese)
Barbados Cherry (Malpighia glabra L.; Malpighiaceae), also called Acerola, West Indian Cherry
Betel Nut (“Areca catechu”; Arecaceae)
Bignay (Antidesma bunius; Euphorbiaceae)
Bilimbi (Averrhoa bilimbi; Oxalidaceae) Also called cucumber tree or tree sorrel
Biribi (Rollinia deliciosa; Annonaceae)
Bitter Gourd
Black Sapote
Bottle Gourd also known as Calabash (Lagenaria siceraria; Cucurbitaceae)
Brazil Nut
Breadfruit (Artocarpus altilis; Moraceae)
Breadnut (Artocarpus camansi; Moraceae)
Breadnut, Mayan (Brosimum alicastrum; Moraceae)
Burmese grape, or Latka (Baccaurea sapida; Phyllanthaceae)

 C
Caimito (Pouteria caimito; Sapotaceae)
Calabash Tree (Crescentia cujete)
Calamansi
CamuCamu (Myrciaria dubia; Myrtaceae)
Candlenut Tree (Aleurites moluccana; Euphorbiaceae)
Canistel (Pouteria campechiana; Sapotaceae), also called yellow sapote or "eggfruit"
Cape Gooseberry (Physalis peruviana; Solanaceae)
Capulin Cherry (Prunus salicifolia; Rosaceae)
Carambola (Averrhoa carambola; Oxalidaceae), also called star fruit or five fingers
Caranda (Carissa carandas; Apocynaceae)
Cardamom (Elettaria cardamomum; Zingiberaceae)
Carob (Ceratonia siliqua; Leguminosae)
Cashew (Anacardium occidentale; Anacardiaceae)
Cassabanana (Sicana odorifera; Cucurbitaceae)
Cassava (Manihot esculenta; Euphorbiaceae)
Cawesh (Annona scleroderma; Annonaceae)
Ceriman (Monstera deliciosa; Araceae)
Ceylon Gooseberry (Dovyalis hebecarpa; FlacourtiaceaeChayote (Sechium edule; Cucurbitaceae)
Chempedak or Champedak (Artocarpus integer; Moraceae)
Chenet (guinep or ackee; pitomba-das-Guinas in Portuguese), also known as Spanish Lime or mamoncillo
Chupa-Chupa (Quararibea cordata; Malvaceae)
Cinnamon (Cinnamomum zeylanicum; Lauraceae)
Clove (Syzygium aromaticum; Myrtaceae)
Coco Plum (Chrysobalanus icaco; Chrysobalanaceae)
Cocona (Solanum sessilifolium; Solanaceae)
Coconut, Double or Coco-de-mer(Lodoicea maldivica’'; Arecaceae)
Coconut (Cocos nucifera; Arecaceae)
Cola Nut (Cola acuminata; Sterculiaceae)
Cupuassu (Theobroma grandiflorum; Malvaceae)
Curry Leaf Tree (Murraya koenigii; Rutaceae)
Cherimoya (Annona cherimola; Annonaceae)
Cherry of the Rio Grande (Eugenia aggregata; Myrtaceae)
Chili pepper
Chinese Jujube (Ziziphus zizyphus; Rhamnaceae)
Chinese Olive (Canarium album; Burseraceae)
Caimito (caimite; related to the yellow abiu - egg fruit)
Clove (Syzygium aromaticum; Myrtaceae)
Cocoa (Theobroma cacao; Sterculiaceae)
Cocoplum (Chrysobalanus icaco; Chrysobalanaceae)
Coffea (Coffee arabica; Rubiaceae)
Cupuaçu
Custard Apple (Annona reticulata; Annonaceae), also called Bullock's Heart

D
Damson plum (Chrysophyllum oliviforme; Sapotaceae), also called Satin Leaf
Date (Phoenix dactylifera; Arecaceae)
Date Plum (Diospyros lotus; Ebenaceae)
Dragonfruit / Pitaya (Hylocereus spp.; Cactaceae)
Duku (Lansium domesticum; Meliaceae)
Durian (Durio zibethicus; Bombacaceae)

E
Elephant Apple (Dillenia indica; Dilleniaceae)
Emblica (Phyllanthus emblica/Emblica officinalis; Euphorbiaceae)

 F
Feijoa (aka Pineapple Guava or Guavasteen)

 G
Gamboge (Garcinia xanthochymus; Guttiferae)
Genip (Melicoccus bijugatus; Sapindaceae)
Giant Granadilla (Passiflora quadrangularis; Passifloraceae)
Golden Apple
Gooseberry, Cape (Physalis peruviana; Solanaceae)
Gooseberry, Ceylon (Dovyalis hebecarpa; Flacourtiaceae)
Gooseberry, Indian (Phyllanthus emblica/Emblica officinalis; Euphorbiaceae)
Gooseberry, Otaheite (Phyllanthus acidus; Phyllanthaceae)
Governor’s Plum (Flacourtia indica; Flacourtiaceae)
Granadilla, Giant (Passiflora quadrangularis; Passifloraceae)
Granadilla, Montessa (Passiflora platyloba; Passifloraceae)
Granadilla, Purple (Passiflora edulis f edulis; Passifloraceae)
Granadilla, Red (Passiflora coccinea; Passifloraceae)
Granadilla, Sweet (Passiflora ligularis; Passifloraceae)
Granadilla, Yellow (Passiflora edulis f flavicarpa; Passifloraceae)
Grapefruit (Citrus X paradisi; Rutaceae)
Grumichama (Eugenia brasiliensis; Myrtaceae)
Guanabana (Annona muricata; Annonaceae)
Guarana (Paullinia cupana; Sapindaceae)
Guava (Psidium guajaba; Myrtaceae)
Guava, Brazilian (Psidium guineense; Myrtaceae)
Guava, Cattley (Psidium cattleianum; Myrtaceae)
Guava, Chilean (Ugni molinae; Myrtaceae)
Guava, Costa Rican (Psidium friedrichsthalianum; Myrtaceae)
Guava, Pineapple (Feijoa sellowiana; Myrtaceae)
Guava, Purple (Psidium rufum; Myrtaceae)
Guava, Strawberry (Psidium littorale; Myrtaceae)
Guavaberry / Rumberry; (Myrciaria floribunda; Myrtaceae)

H
Hog Plum (taperebá in Portuguese)
Horned melon (Cucumis metuliferus; Cucurbitaceae)
Huito (Genipa americana; Rubiaceae); also called jagua, genipap, jenipapo
Horseradish Tree, Asian (Moringa oleifera; Moringaceae)
Horseradish Tree, African (Moringa stenopetala; Moringaceae)
Horseradish Tree, Malagasy (Moringa drouhardii; Moringaceae)

 I
Ice Cream Bean (Inga edulis; ??)
Illama (Annona diversifolia; Annonaceae)
Imbe (Garcinia livingstonei)
Indian almond
Indian fig
Indian Gooseberry (Phyllanthus emblica/Emblica officinalis; Euphorbiaceae)
Indian Jujube (Ziziphus mauritiana; Rhamnaceae)
Indian Prune (Flacourtia rukan; Flacourtiaceae)

 J
Jaboticaba (Myrciaria cauliflora; Myrtaceae), also called Brazilian Grape Tree
Jackfruit (Artocarpus heterophyllus Moraceae), also called nangka
Jambul (Syzygium cumini; Myrtaceae)
Jatobá (Hymenae coubaril; Leguminosae) Caesalpinioideae)
Jelly Plum (Butia capitata; ??)
Jocote, also called Jamaica Plum
Jujube, Chinese (Ziziphus Zizyphus; Rhamnaceae)
Jujube, Indian (Ziziphus mauritiana; Rhamnaceae)

K
Kaffir Lime (Citrus hystrix; Rutaceae)
Kandis (Garcinia forbesii; Clusiaceae)
Kapok (Ceiba pentandra; Bombacaceae)
Kei Apple (Dovyalis caffra; Flacourtiaceae)
Keppel fruit (Stelechocarpus burakol; Annonaceae)
Kitembilla (Dovyalis hebecarpa; Flacourtiaceae)
Kiwano (Cucumis metuliferus; ??)
Kiwifruit (Actinida spp.; Actinidiaceae)
Kwai Muk (Artocarpus hypargyraea; Moraceae)
Kandis (Garcinia forbesii; Clusiaceae)
Keppel fruit (Stelechocarpus burakol; Annonaceae)
Korlan
Kumquat, Meiwa (Fortunella japonica; Rutaceae)
Kumquat, Nagami (Fortunella margarita; Rutaceae)
Kundong (Garcinia sp.; Clusiaceae)

L
Lablab
Lakoocha (Artocarpus lakoocha; Moraceae)
Langsat (Lansium domesticum), also called longkong or duku
Lanzones (Lansium domesticum; Meliaceae)
Lemon (Citrus limon; Rutaceae)
Leucaena
Lime (Citrus aurantifolia; Rutaceae)
Limeberry (Trifasia trifolia; Rutaceae)
Limequat (Citrus aurantifolia X Fortunella spp.; Rutaceae)
Longan (Euphoria longana; Sapindaceae)
Loquat (Eriobotrya japonica; Rosaceae)
Louvi (Flacourtia inermis; Flacourtaceae)
Lucuma (Pouteria campechiana; Sapotaceae)
Lychee (Litchi chinensis; Sapindaceae)

M
Mabolo (Diospyros discolor; Ebenaceae) also known as a velvet persimmon
Macadamia (Macadamia integrifolia; Proteaceae)
Macadamia, Rough Shell (Macadamia tetraphylla; Proteaceae)
Madrono (Rheedia acuminata; Guttiferae)
Malabar Spinach (Basella alba; ??)
Malay Apple (Syzygium malaccense; Myrtaceae)
Mammee Apple (Mammea americana; Guttiferae)
Mamey (Pouteria sapota; Sapotaceae)
Mamoncillo (Melicoccus bijugatus; Sapindaceae), also known as quenepa, genip or Fijian Longan
Mandarin
Mangaba (Hancornia speciosa; Apocynaceae)
Mango (Mangifera indica; Anacardiaceae)
Mangosteen (Garcinia mangostana; Guttiferae)
Manila tamarind (Pithecellobium dulce; Leguminosae)
Maprang (Bouea macrophylla; Anacardiaceae)
Maypop (Passiflora incarnata; Passifloraceae)
Medlar (Mespilus germanica; ??)
Melinjo
Melon Pear
Miracle Fruit (Synsepalum dulcificum; Sapotaceae)
Mombin, Purple (Spondias purpurea; Anacardiaceae)
Mombin, Red (Spondias purpurea; Anacardiaceae)
Mombin, Yellow (Spondias mombin; Anacardiaceae)
Monstera (Monstera deliciosa; Araceae) also called Swiss Cheese Plant, Split-leaf Philodendron
Morinda
Mountain Soursop (Annona montana; Annonaceae)
Monkey Jackruit (Artocarpus rigidus;Moraceae)
Mulberry, Black (Morus nigra; Moraceae)
Mulberry, Red (Morus rubra; Moraceae)
Mulberry, White (Morus alba; Moraceae)
Mundu
Mung Bean
Muskmelon

N
Nance (Byrsonima crassifolia; Malpighiaceae)
Naranjilla (Solanum quitoense; Solanaceae)
Neem (Azadirachta indica; Meliaceae)
Noni (Morinda citrifolia; Rubiaceae)
Nutmeg (Myristica fragrans; Myristicaceae)

 O
Oil Palm (Elaeis guineensis; Arecaceae)
Gooseberry, Otaheite (Phyllanthus acidus; Phyllanthaceae)

P
Palmyra Palm / Toddy Palm (Borassus flabellifer; Arecaceae)
Papaya (Carica papaya; Caricaceae)
Passionfruit (Passiflora spp.; Passifloraceae)
Paw Paw (Asimina triloba; Annonaceae)
Peach Palm (Bactris gasipaes; Arecaceae)
Peanut butter fruit (Bunchosia argentea; Malpighiaceae)
Pecan (Carya illinoensis; ??)
Pepino (Solanum muricatum; ??)
Pequi (Caryocar brasiliensis; Caryocaraceae)
Persimmon, American (Diospyros virginiana; Ebenaceae)
Persimmon, Oriental (Diospyros kaki; Ebenaceae)
Pewa (Peach palm; pupunha in Portuguese)
Phalsa (Grewia subinaequalis; Tiliaceae)
Pigeon Pea
Pili Nut (Canarium ovatum; Burseraceae)
Pindo Palm (Butia Capitata; Arecaceae)
Pineapple (Ananas comosus ; Bromeliaceae)
Pistachio (Pistacia vera; Anacardiaceae)
Pitomba (Eugenia luschnathiana or Talisia esculenta)
Plantain
Pois doux (Inga edulis, ice-cream bean, or inga-cipó in Portuguese)
Pomegranate (Punica granatum; Punicaceae)
Pommecythère or pomcité (Spondias cytherea); also known as golden apple, June plum or Jew plum and ambarella, and as cajamanga in Portuguese
Pommerac (Eugenia malaccensis); also known as Otaheite apple; Malay apple; jambo in Portuguese
Pulasan (Nephelium mutabile; Sapindaceae)
Pummelo (Citrus grandis; Rutaceae)
Pupunha (Bactris gasipaes; Arecaceae); also known as Peach Plum or Pewa
Purple Mombin (Spondias purpurea; Anacardiaceae)

Q
Quince (Cydonia oblonga)

R
Rambutan (Nephelium lappaceum; Sapindaceae)
Rambutan, Hairless
Red Mombin (Spondias purpurea; Anacardiaceae)
Riberry (Syzygium luehmannii; Myrtaceae), also called Lilly Pilly, Lillipilli, Chinese Apple
Ridged Gourd
Rollinia (Rollinia mucosa; Annonaceae)
Rose Apple (Syzygium jambos; Myrtaceae)

S
Safou (Dacryodes edulis), also called atanga or butterfruit
Salak (Salacca edulis; Arecaceae), also called snakefruit or cobrafruit
Santol (Sandoricum koetjape; Meliaceae)
Sapodilla (Manilkara zapota; Sapotaceae), also called chiku, mespel, naseberry, sapadilla, snake fruit, sawo
Sea Grape (Coccoloba uvifera; Polygonaceae)
Soncoya (Annona diversifolia; Annonaceae)
Soursop (Annona muricata; Annonaceae), also called guanabana
Soybean
Spanish Lime (Melicoccus bijugatus; Sapindaceae)
Star Apple (Chrysophyllum cainito; Chrysobalanaceae), also called caimito or caimite
Strawberry Guava (Psidium littorale; Myrtaceae)
Strawberry Pear
Sugar Apple (Annona squamosa; Annonaceae); ata in Portuguese
Summer squash
Surinam Cherry (Eugenia uniflora; Myrtaceae) also called Brazilian Cherry, Cayenne Cherry, Pitanga
Sweet Granadilla
Sweet orange
Sweet pepper
Sweetsop (Annona squamosa; Annonaceae) also called Sugar Apple

T
Tamarind (Tamarindus indica; Leguminosae)
Tamarind, Manila (Pithecellobium dulce; Leguminosae)
Tamarind, Monkey (Inga edulis; Leguminosae)
Tamarind, Velvet (Dialium indum; Leguminosae)

V
Vanilla (Vanilla planifolia; Orchidaceae)

W
Wampee (Clausena lansium; Rutaceae)
Water Apple (Syzygium aqueum; Myrtaceae)
Watermelon
Wax Jambu (Syzygium samarangense; Myrtaceae)
Wax Gourd
White Sapote (Casimiroa edulis; Rutaceae)
Winged Bean
Wood Apple (Feronia limonia; Rutaceae)

Y
Yantok (Calamus manillensis)

List of culinary fruits by geographical origin
Fruits of African origin
Fruits native to Africa or of African Origin:
Amatungulu (Carissa macrocarpa)
Kiwano (Cucumis metuliferus)
Marula (Sclerocarya birrea)
Spiny Monkey-orange (Strychnos spinosa)
Tamarind (Tamarindus indica)

 Fruits of Asian origin
Fruits native to Asia or of Asian Origin:
Arhat (Siraitia grosvenorii; Cucurbitaceae) Also called longevity fruit
Batuan (Garcinia morella)
Bignay
Bilimbi
Breadfruit (Artocarpus altilis; Moraceae)
Buddha's Hand
Woodapple (Aegle marmelos) ,commonly known as bael, found in eastern India.
Mango (Mangifera) ,tropical fruit of south Asia.
Indian gooseberry (Phyllanthus emblica)
Charichuelo (Garcinia intermedia)
Button Mangosteen (Garcinia prainiana)
Chinese Quince (Pseudocydonia sinensis)
Coconut (Cocos nucifera; Arecaceae)
Che (Cudrania tricuspidata; Moraceae) Also called Cudrania, Chinese Mulberry, Cudrang, Mandarin Melon Berry, Silkworm Thorn, zhe
Durian (Durio spp; Malvaceae)
Gamboge (Garcinia gummi-gutta)
Goumi (Elaeagnus multiflora ovata; Elaeagnaceae family)
Jambul (Syzygium cumini; Myrtaceae)
Hardy Kiwi (Actinidia arguta; Actinidiaceae family)
Kiwifruit or Chinese gooseberry (Actinidia spp.; Actinidiaceae)
Mock Strawberry or Indian Strawberry (Potentilla indica; Rosaceae)
Garcinia dulcis (Mundu)
Lanzones (Lansium domesticum; Meliaceae family)
Lapsi (Choerospondias axillaris Roxb. Anacardiaceae)
Longan (Dimocarpus longan; Sapindaceae family)
Lychee (Litchi chinensis; Sapindaceae family)
Mangosteen (Garcinia mangostana; Clusiaceae)
Marang
Nungu (Borassus flabellifer; Arecaceae)Peach
Persimmon (aka Sharon Fruit) (Diospyros kaki; Ebenaceae)
Pomelo
Rambutan (Nephelium lappaceum; Sapindaceae family)
Rhubarb (Rheum rhaponticum; Polygonaceae)
Sageretia (Sageretia theezans; Rhamnaceae) Also called Mock Buckthorn
Salak (Salacca edulis; Arecaceae), also called snakefruit or cobrafruit
Santol (fruit)
Carambola (aka Starfruit)
Wild Mangosteen (Garcinia indica)

 Fruits of Latin American origin
Fruits native to Latin America or of Latin American Origin:
Açaí (Euterpe), a palm fruit native to the Amazon region.
Avocado (Persea americana; Lauraceae)
Boquila (Boquila trifoliata ; Lardizabalaceae)
Calafate Barberry (Berberis; Berberidaceae)
Breadnut (Artocarpus camansi; Moraceae)
Cainito (Star apple)
Feijoa (Pineapple Guava or Guavasteen)
Keule (Gomortega keule; Gomortegaceae)
Guarana (Paullinia cupana; Sapindaceae)
Guava ("Psidium guajava"; Myrtaceae)
Lardizabala (Lardizabala biternata; Lardizabalaceae)
Mamey ("Pouteria sapota"; Sapotaceae)
Maqui (Aristotelia chilensis; Elaeocarpaceae)
Naranjilla (Solanum quitoense; Solanaceae)
Papaya (Carica papaya; Caricaceae)
Peumo (Cryptocarya alba; Lauraceae)
Pineapple ("Ananas comosus"; Bromeliaceae)
Sapote ("Casimiroa edulis"; Sapotaceae)
Sea Grape (Coccoloba uvifera; Polygonaceae)
Soursop ("Annona muricata"; Annonaceae)
Sugar-apple (aka Atis)
Ugniberry (Ugni molinae; Myrtaceae)

 Fruits of North American origin
Canada and the United States are home to a surprising number of edible plants, especially berries; however, only three are commercially grown/known on a global scale (grapes, cranberries, and blueberries.) Many of the fruits below are still eaten locally as they have been for centuries and others are generating renewed interest by eco-friendly gardeners (less need for bug control) and chefs of the region alike.
American Chestnut (Castanea dentata; Fagaceae)
American Black Elderberry (Sambucus canadensis; Adoxaceae)
American grape: North American species (e.g., Vitis labrusca; Vitaceae) and American-European hybrids are grown where grape (Vitis vinifera) is not hardy and are used as rootstocks
American Hazelnut (Corylus americana; Betulaceae)
American Mayapple (Podophyllum peltatum; Berberidaceae)
American persimmon (Diospyros virginiana; Ebenaceae): Traditional for desserts and as dried fruit.
American plum (Prunus americana; Rosaceae
American Red Elderberry (Sambucus pubens; Adoxaceae)
American Red Raspberry (Rubus strigosus; Rosaceae)
Beach Plum (Prunus maritima; Rosaceae)
Black cherry (Prunus serotina; Rosaceae very popular flavoring for pies, jams, and sweets.
Black raspberry (Rubus occidentalis or Rubus leucodermis; Rosaceae)
Black Walnut (Juglans nigra; Juglandaceae)
Blueberry (Vaccinium, sect. Cyanococcus; Ericaceae)
Buffaloberry (Shepherdia argenta; Elaeagnaceae), which grows wild in the prairies of Canada
Chokecherry (Prunus virginiana; Rosaceae)
Cocoplum (Chrysobalanus icaco; Chrysobalanaceae)
Cranberry (Vaccinium oxycoccus; Ericaceae)
Eastern May Hawthorn (Crataegus aestivalis; Rosaceae, better known as mayhaw.)
False-mastic (Sideroxylon foetidissimum; Sapotaceae)
Florida strangler fig (Ficus aurea; Moraceae)
Ground Plum (Astragalus crassicarpus; Fabaceae), also called Ground-plum milk-vetch
Huckleberry (Gaylussacia, Vaccinium; Ericaceae)
Maypop (Passiflora incarnata; Passifloracae, traditionally a summer treat.)
Muscadine (Vitis rotundifolia; Vitaceae)
Pawpaw (Asimina triloba; Annonaceae, not to be confused with Papaya (Carica papaya; Caricaceae), which is called pawpaw in some English dialects)
Pecan (Carya illinoinensis or illinoensis; Juglandaceae)
Prickly pear (Opuntia spp.; Cactaceae) used as both a fruit and vegetabledepending on part of plant.
Pigeon plum (Coccoloba diversifolia; Polygonaceae)
Red mulberry (Morus rubra; Moraceae)
Salal berry (Gaultheria shallon; Ericaceae)
Salmonberry (Rubus spectabilis; Rosaceae)
Saskatoonberry (Amelanchier alnifolia, Rosaceae
Saw Palmetto (Serenoa repens; Arecaceae)
Southern Crabapple (Malus angustifolia; Rosaceae)
Texas Persimmon (Diospyros texana; Ebenaceae)
Thimbleberry (Rubus parviflorus; Rosaceae)
Toyon (Heteromeles arbutifolia; Rosaceae)

 Fruits of Oceanian origin
Fruits native to Oceania or of Oceanian Origin:
Atherton Raspberry (Rubus probus; Rosaceae)
Black Apple (Planchonella australis; Sapotaceae)
Blue tongue (Melastoma affine; Melastomataceae)
Bolwarra (Eupomatia laurina; Eupomatiaceae)
Broad-leaf Bramble (Rubus moluccanus; Rosaceae)
Burdekin Plum (Pleiogynium timorense; Anacardiaceae)
Bush tomato (Certain Solanum species; Solanaceae)
Cedar Bay cherry (Eugenia carissoides; Myrtaceae)
Cherry ballart (Exocarpus cupressiformis; Santalaceae)
Cluster fig (Ficus racemosa; Moraceae)
Cocky apple (Planchonia careya)
Common apple-berry (Billardiera scandens; Pittosporaceae)
Conkerberry (Carissa lanceolata; Apocynaceae)
Davidson's plum (Davidsonia spp.; Cunoniaceae) Davidsonia jerseyana Davidsonia johnsonii Davidsonia pruriens
Desert banana (Marsdenia australis)
Desert fig (Ficus platypoda; Moraceae)
Desert lime (Citrus glauca; Rutaceae)
Dodder laurel (Cassytha melantha)
Doubah (Marsdenia australis; Apocynaceae)
Emu Apple (Owenia acidula; Meliaceae)
Emu berry (Grewia retusifolia)
Fibrous Satinash (Syzygium fibrosum; Myrtaceae)
Finger Lime (Citrus australasica; Rutaceae)
Illawarra Plum (Podocarpus elatus; Podocarpaceae)
Kakadu lime (Citrus gracilis; Rutaceae)
Kakadu plum (Terminalia ferdinandiana; Combretaceae)
Karkalla (Carpobrotus rossii; Aizoaceae)
Kutjera (Solanum centrale; Solanaceae)
Lady apple (Syzygium suborbiculare; Myrtaceae)
Lemon aspen (Acronychia acidula; Rutaceae)
Lillypilly (Acmena spp., Syzygium spp.) Used raw and in jam
Little gooseberry tree (Buchanania arborescens; Anacardiaceae)
Midyim (Austromyrtus dulcis; Myrtaceae)
Morinda citrifolia
Mountain pepper (Tasmannia spp.; Winteraceae )
Muntries (Kunzea pomifera; Myrtaceae)
Native currant (Acrotriche depressa; Ericaceae)
Native gooseberry (Physalis minima; Solanaceae)
Native raspberry (Rubus parviflorus)
Nonda plum (Parinari nonda)
Pigface (Carpobrotus glaucescens; Aizoaceae)
Pink-flowered Native Raspberry (Rubus parvifolius; Rosaceae)
Purple apple-berry (Billarderia longiflora; Pittosporaceae)
Quandong (Santalum acuminatum; Santalaceae)
Queensland Ebony (Diospyros humilis)
Riberry (Syzygium luehmannii; Myrtaceae)
Rose-leaf Bramble (Rubus rosifolius; Rosaceae)
Rose myrtle (Archirhodomyrtus beckleri; Myrtaceae)
Sandpaper Fig (Ficus coronata; Moraceae)
Small-leaf tamarind (Diploglottis campbellii; Sapindaceae)
Snow berry (Gaultheria hispida; Ericaceae)
Sweet apple-berry (Billarderia cymosa; Pittosporaceae)
Tanjong (Mimusops elengi; Sapindaceae)
White aspen (Acronychia oblongifolia; Rutaceae)
Wild grape (Ampelocissus acetosa)
Wild orange (Capparis mitchellii; Capparaceae)
Wild peach (Terminalia carpentariae)
Wild plum (munydjudj) (Buchanania obovata)
Wild plum (Santalum lanceolatum)
Wongi (Manilkara kaukii; Sapotaceae)
Yellow plum (Ximenia americana; Olacaceae)
Zig Zag Vine (Melodurum leichhardtii; Annonaceae)

List of culinary fruits by type of flora
Rosaceae family
The family Rosaceae dominates the temperate fruits, both in numbers and in importance. The pome fruits, stone fruits and brambles are fruits of plants in Rosaceae.
The pome fruits:
Apple and crabapple (Malus)
Chokeberry (Aronia)
Hawthorn (Crataegus and Rhaphiolepis)
Loquat (Eryobotrya japonica)
Medlar (Mespilus germanica)
Pear, European and Asian species (Pyrus)
Quince (Cydonia oblonga and Chaenomeles)
Rose hip, the fruitlike base of roses (Rosa); used mostly for jams and herbal tea
Rowan (Sorbus)
Service tree (Sorbus domestica), bears a fruit known as a sorb or sorb apple
Serviceberry or Saskatoon (Amelanchier)
Shipova (× Sorbopyrus auricularis)
The stone fruits, drupes of genus Prunus:
Apricot (Prunus armeniaca or Armeniaca vulgaris)
Cherry, sweet, black, sour, and wild species (Prunus avium, Prunus serotina, P. cerasus, and others)
Chokecherry (Prunus virginiana)
Greengage, a cultivar of the plum
Peach (of the normal and white variety) and its variant the nectarine (Prunus persica)
Plum, of which there are several domestic and wild species; dried plums are called prunes
Hybrids of the preceding species, such as the pluot, aprium and peacotum

 Berries
In non-technical usage, berry means any small fruit that can be eaten whole and lacks objectionable seeds. The bramble fruits, compound fruits of genus Rubus (blackberries), are some of the most popular pseudo-berries:
Blackberry, of which there are many species and hybrids, such as dewberry, boysenberry, olallieberry, and tayberry (genus Rubus)
Cloudberry (Rubus chamaemorus)
Loganberry (Rubus loganobaccus)
Raspberry, several species (genus Rubus)
Salmonberry (Rubus spectabilis)
Thimbleberry (Rubus parviflorus)
Wineberry (Rubus phoenicolasius)
The true berries are dominated by the family Ericaceae, many of which are hardy in the subarctic:
Bearberry (Arctostaphylos spp.)
Bilberry or whortleberry (Vaccinium spp.)
Blueberry (Vaccinium spp.)
Crowberry (Empetrum spp.)
Cranberry (Vaccinium spp.)
Falberry (Vaccinium spp.)
Huckleberry (Vaccinium spp.)
Lingonberry (Vaccinium vitis-idaea)
Strawberry Tree (Arbutus unedo), not to be confused with the Strawberry (Fragaria)
Other berries not in the Rosaceae or Ericaceae:
Açaí (Euterpe), a palm fruit native to the Amazon region
Barberry (Berberis; Berberidaceae)
Currant (Ribes spp.; Grossulariaceae), red, black, and white types
Elderberry (Sambucus; Caprifoliaceae)
Gooseberry (Ribes spp.; Grossulariaceae)
Hackberry (Celtis spp.; Cannabaceae)
Honeysuckle: the berries of some species (called honeyberries) are edible, others are poisonous (Lonicera spp.; Caprifoliaceae)
Mulberry (Morus spp.; Moraceae) including:
Red Mulberry (Morus rubra)
White Mulberry (Morus alba)
Mayapple (Podophyllum spp.; Berberidaceae)
Nannyberry or sheepberry (Viburnum spp.; Caprifoliaceae)
Oregon grape (Mahonia aquifolium; Berberidaceae)
Sea-buckthorn (Hippophae rhamnoides; Elaeagnaceae)
Sea Grape (Coccoloba uvifera; Polygonaceae)
Ugniberry (Ugni molinae; Myrtaceae)
Wolfberry (Lycium barbarum, Lycium spp.; Solanaceae)

 Cacti and other succulents
Several cacti yield edible fruits, which are important traditional foods for some Native American peoples:
Cardón (Pachycereus pringlei; Cactaceae)
Dragonfruit (Hylocereus undatus; Cactaceae), also called pitaya
Prickly pear (Opuntia spp.; Cactaceae)
Saguaro (Carnegiea gigantea; Cactaceae)
Cereus peruvianus
numerous other species of cacti

Podocarps
Podocarps are conifers in the family Podocarpaceae. The seed cones are highly modified and, in some, the seed is surrounded by fleshy scale tissue, resembling a drupe. These berry-like cone scales are eaten by birds which then disperse the seeds in their droppings and the cones can be eaten in many species. Podocarps are either half-hardy or frost tender, depending on species. Many genera are similar in that they have edible "fruits" and often don't have a common name.
Kahikatea (Dacrycarpus dacrydioides)
Manoao (Manoao colensoi)
Nageia (Nageia spp.)
Podocarpus (Podocarpus spp.)
Prumnopitys (Prumnopitys spp.)
Rimu (Dacrydium cupressinum)
Tōtara (Podocarpus totara)

Melons and other members of Cucurbitaceae family
Some exceptions to the statement that temperate fruits grow on woody perennials are:
Gourd, (usually regarded as vegetables in cuisine) including, but not limited to:
Butternut squash (Cucurbita moschata)
Cushaw squash (Cucurbita mixta)
Hubbard squash, Buttercup squash (Cucurbita maxima)
Pumpkin, Acorn squash, Zucchini, Summer squash (Cucurbita pepo varieties)
Horned melon (Cucumis metuliferus)
Melon (Cucumis melo): cantaloupe, galia, and other muskmelons, honeydew

Accessory fruits
The accessory fruits, seed organs which are not botanically berries at all:
Raisin tree (Hovenia dulcis, Rhamnaceae) Also called Japanese Raisin Tree
Strawberry (Fragaria spp.; Rosaceae)
Cashew apple
Yew arils (Taxus spp.)

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