Unripe Cocona Fruit in Amazon Rainforest, Manaus, Brazil

This is an unripe cocona fruit hanging from a six-foot shrub. At maturity, the edible fruit becomes a shade of red, orange or yellow. Inside are 800 to 2,000 seeds. The taste is a mix between a lemon and a tomato. The variety growing near Manaus is technically named solanum sessiliflorum. Locals call it cubiyú.

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