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Mediterranean Fruits

Fruits in Mediterranean category are not very hardy to extreme cold, as the preceding temperate fruits are, yet tolerate some frost and can have a modest chilling requirement. Notable among these are natives of the Mediterranean Fruits.




Mango

A tropical Asian evergreen tree (Mangifera indica) cultivated for edible fruit. The ovoid fruit of this tree that having a smooth rind, sweet juicy flesh, and a flat one-seeded stone. It is eaten ripe and pickled when green.




Mangos teen

A fruit, native to East India and Asia that has a dark red rind and a delicious milky juice. Inside, this fruit typically has 4 to 6 sections containing meat that could be easily scooped out with a spoon to be eaten while the seeds are discarded. To prepare, either slice off the top stem to scoop out the meat and cut the fruit in half, removing the seeds and scoop out the flesh. The fruit has a slightly tart but very sweet and delicious tasting meat that could be served as a snack or added to fruit salads.




Mesocarp

Mesocarp in a botanical term for the succulent and fleshy middle layer of the pericarp of drupaceous fruit, between the Exocarp and very endocarp; it is usually the part of the fruit, which is eaten. The term may also refer to any fruit which is fleshy throughout.




Mulberry

Mulberry (Morus) is a genus of 10-15 species of deciduous trees native to warm temperate and also subtropical regions of Asia, Africa and North America, with the majority of the species native to Asia. The closely related genus Broussonetia is also frequently known as mulberry, notably the Paper Mulberry Broussonetia papyri era.




Multiple Fruits

A multiple fruit is formed from a cluster of flowers known an inflorescence. Each flower does generate a fruit, but these mature into a single mass. Good examples are mulberry, pineapple, and breadfruit.




Melon

Melonís nutritional value is 15.00 mg of calcium; 25.00 mg of phosphorus; 0.5 mg iron; 34 mg vitamin C, 640 mg IU Vitamin A; and 0.03 mg of Vitamin B1. The melon has an excellent diuretic properties that can cure kidney disease and extreme eczema disease and acute. When combined with lemon, it can crush the uric acid diseases. So you'll want to eat the melon on a regular basis at least once a day in the morning.







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cantaloupe
Cantaloupe

 

Cantaloupe are served as fresh fruit or as salads or as a dessert with ice cream (Read more)

kiwis
Kiwis

 

kiwifruit will be fairly large and plump with thin "fuzzy" brown skin   (Read more)

pineapple
Pineapple

 

Pineapple fruit is native to the Asian tropics, with a delicate and fresh fragrance   (Read more)


 
 

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