Archive for the ‘fruits’ Category

The Rattan / Yantok Fruit

Remember the Paratungon-like fruit I posted? Now i know what it is. My wife accidentally saw its somewhere. It is nothing but the fruit of rattan / yantok which is called as littuko. It is popular where rattan industry exist, in northern part of Luzon. The fruit, specifically, is a fruit of Calamus manillensis, a […]

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The Paratungon-Like Fruit

– Has a skin similar to Paratungon. It is shiny and dirty white however. – The size is about three times smaller. –  It has been staying in my bag for almost three weeks now. – The shell self broke and the brown tamarind-like structure was revealed. – I never know how it taste and […]

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Paratungon, Salacca ramosiana

I already mentioned the Paratungon on this blog twice. It was exhibited in MIMAROPA booth during the 26th BAR Anniversary exhibit. Paratungon has the scientific name of Salacca ramosiana. I was thankful they included the scientific name on fruit information, else, I have no way of finding even a bit of info. Searching for the […]

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Where Are The Seeds of Pineapple?

Do pineapples have seed? Yes, but only few people are noticing them. Pineapple in cans always come seedless. Whole commercial pineapple rarely have seeds and if they do have, they are just too small and partially hidden to be seen. The fruit is almost always seedless. I have never seen one for myself. Pineapple has […]

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