what is this fruit?

Discussion in 'Plant and Tree Identification' started by Pirri, Dec 8, 2017.

  1. Pirri

    Pirri Well-Known Member

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    What is this fruit?
     

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  2. dmm1976

    dmm1976 Well-Known Member

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    No idea they look like baby mangoes except for the color. Did you cut one open?
     

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    Would help to know where it was found and what type of plant it was growing on. Also something to indicate size.
     
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  4. Clem

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    Looks like rose hips. Except there's no blossom end formation. Looks even more like tamarillo. That's my guess. Did I win anything?
     
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  5. Riverdale

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    What do the leaves look like?

    Just looking at the berries, I'd say woody nightshade

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Solanum_dulcamara

    They are psychotropic, so if you eat a couple, you can take a trip and never leave the farm.

    My (then) 7 y/o daughter ate a couple 'baby tomatoes' and saw spiders. We wound up at DeVos Children's Hospital in GR for 2 days....
     
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  6. Pirri

    Pirri Well-Known Member

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    Tamarillo for sure. I should have gave a size reference and cut one in half, was hastily posting it up. Thank You for the help.
     
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    I was going to say Cyphomandra betacea.... Aka tamarillo, but there are plenty of poisonous plants in the family so look up what Riverdale mentioned and research further before eating.
     
  8. Ronney

    Ronney Well-Known Member

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    Tamarillo (aka Tree Tomato) without a doubt. I don't like them but most people do so if you have them, you've scored. They are easily grown but don't like frosts.

    Cheers,
    Ronnie