The Marula is a deciduous tree native to Southern and Eastern Africa. Found in Africa, it follows the migratory patterns of the Bantu people. The green fruit ripens and turns yellow, the white flesh inside is succulent and has a very distinct flavor. After falling off the tree, the fruit will start to ferment and these draw in animals, like elephants and baboons, for a slightly alcoholic treat. The fruit is also used to make a popular liqueur called Amarula.
Canistel The canistel, or eggfruit, has a similar texture to a boiled egg. It is not particularly juicy, but it is sweet and can be eaten raw. The fruit's texture lends itself well for use in custards, ice cream, and sorbet. Canistels are native to Mexico but are popular throughout several countries in Asia.
Kalamansi Kalamansi, or Calamondin, look like a cross between a tangerine and a lime. They are native to Asia and are popular throughout the Philippines. Like lemons and limes, kalamansi are used for their tart, acidic flavor. Typically the fruit is picked before ripeness, when it is green; if left on the tree longer it will turn orange.
Duku Lansium domesticum Duku or lungsat are two very similar fruits found throughout Asia. They come from the same family, look and taste identical, with one difference. The skin of the lungsat contains a latex substance, which is not poisonous, but causes the skin to stick slightly to the fruit, whereas the duku has no latex and the peel is removed with more ease. Inside, the fruit has 5 segments, some of which has bitter seeds inside. It is a very sweet