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Grumichama fruit

ground plum 2 Introduction of Grumichama fruit

            Scientific name - Eugenia brasiliensis

Grumichama is an exotic fruit native to the Amazon rainforest of Brazil. It is part of the Myrtaceae family and is related to the guava and jaboticaba. The tree can grow up to 15 meters and produces round, dark purple fruits with a thin, leathery skin. Inside, the flesh is bright red and sweet, with a flavor reminiscent of cherry and raspberry. The seeds are edible, but hard and crunchy.

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Grumichama is a species of medium sized tree endemic to Brazil. It bears small fruits that resemble exact like cherries with purple or black hue. The fruit possess sweet taste and it is used as a flavoring agent in making jellies. Grumichama is slowly becoming an endangered species due to its slow growth and low dispersal rate.

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ground plum 2 Nutritional Value of Grumichama fruit

Nutritional Value
Moisture 84g
Protein 0.3g
Fiber 0.6 g
Ash 0.43 g
Calcium 39.5 mg
Phosphorus 13.6 mg
Iron 0.45 mg
Carotene 0.039 mg
Thiamine 0.044 mg
Riboflavin 0.031 mg
Niacin 0.336 mg
Ascorbic Acid 18.8 mg
Carbohydrate 13.4 g
Fat 0.3 g
Vitamin A 67 IU

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ground plum 2Uses of Grumichama fruit

Grumichama fruit can also be used as an ingredient in cosmetics, as its antioxidants can help protect the skin from damage caused by the sun and other environmental pollutants. The fruit can also be used as an exfoliant, to remove dead skin cells and help promote a healthy, glowing complexion.

Grumichama fruit is often eaten fresh, out of hand, or used in jams and jellies. Its sweet-tart flavor is similar to that of a cherry, and it can be used in a variety of dishes, from salads to desserts. The fruit can also be dried and used as a sweetener, or made into a syrup that can be used as a topping or flavoring.

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