#KnowingMoreAboutFruits (Lime)

English Name: Lime Botanical Name: citrus aurantifolia Yoruba Name: Osàn wewe Igbo Name: Oloma nkirisi Hausa Name: Karemi lemu DESCRIPTION: Green relative of the lemon fruit used for cooking and juice making also rich in vitamin C. Grown in tropics and subtropical areas and it’s an edible acid fruit and the tree seldom grows moreContinue reading “#KnowingMoreAboutFruits (Lime)”

#KnowingMoreAboutFruits (Pawpaw)

English Name: Pawpaw Botanical Name: Carica papaya Yoruba Name: Ìbepé Hausa Name: Gwanda Igbo Name: Okwuru beeke Brazil: mamao French: papaye German & Afrikaans: papaja Italians: papaia DESCRIPTION: A large tropical fruit with yellow and green skin, generally eaten raw when ripe, sweet orange or red flesh with black seeds. It also has a nurseryContinue reading “#KnowingMoreAboutFruits (Pawpaw)”

#KnowingMoreAboutFruits (Pear)

English Name: Pear Botanical Name: pyrus communis DESCRIPTION: A yellow or green fruit that is narrow at the top and wide at the bottom. Northern European native, the pear is a wonderful fruit often regarded as a close “cousin” of the apple although not as popular as apples these days, largely due to shorter shelfContinue reading “#KnowingMoreAboutFruits (Pear)”

#KnowingMoreAboutFruits (Kiwifruit).

English Name: Kiwi Botanical Name: Actinidia delicious (green kiwifruit) & Actinidia Chinensis (Golden-yellow kiwifruit). DESCRIPTION: A green to brown skinned fruit with a hairy surface. Inside a sharp but sweet flesh that goes equally well as a fruit salad. It also has another specie called the gold kiwifruit a golden-yellow fruit in colour. ORIGIN: SayContinue reading “#KnowingMoreAboutFruits (Kiwifruit).”