Can You Guess the Scientific Names of These Fruit?

This isn’t isn’t an easy one to crack. Are you up to the challenge?

Faye Remedios
Created by Faye Remedios
On Jul 29, 2022
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Often called nature’s candy, no one can deny just how delicious and healthy a bowl of fresh fruits is. But while you can easily identify them when you see them, can you identify them from just their scientific names? No, this isn’t easy, but it’s perfect for those who like their quizzes with a bit of edge. Go on, see how much you can score here.

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These are some of the most popular and ancient fruits in the world that go by the name, Malus domestica.

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Mangifera indica is commonly known as…

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Native to Africa, its scientific name is Citrullus Vulgaris.

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Punica granatum is one of the oldest and known fruits native to Iran.

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Persea americana is a tropical or subtropical fruit native to South America, which has been referred to as the most nutritious of all fruits.

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Ficus carica is a deciduous tree that thrives in arid climates that produce a small delicious fruit called…

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Actinidia deliciosa, is the fuzzy ____, which is a fruiting vine native to Southern China.

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Rubus idaeobatus is a perennial shrub that produces sweet, red edible fruits.  

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Power-packed with nutrients, this seed-sized fruit that goes by the scientific name, Syzygium Cumin, has multiple health benefits.

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Prunus armeniaca is a delicious fruit that actually comes from the rose family.

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It can take more than two years for this plant to produce a single fruit. Its scientific name is Ananas comosus.

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Prunus persica has been around for thousands of years and were originally domesticated along the Yangtze River in China.

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Cucumis melo var. cantalupensis is native to Persia, but the fruit is named after a papal county in Italy. 

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Passiflora edulis is native to Brazil and is one of the most loved fruits you can find across the globe.

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Cucumis melo is a juicy and extremely sweet fruit that is also the world's most expensive one.

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Durio is considered the smelliest fruit in the world and can smell like a combination of rotten eggs, sweaty socks, wet garbage.

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Phoenix dactylifera is the scientific term for this plant, which is probably the most ancient cultivated tree in the world.

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The scientific name for ____ is musa sapientum, which means “fruit of the wise men.”

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Vitis vinifera, commonly known as the ___, has been around 65 million years.

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Pyrus communis used to be called ‘butter fruit’ on account of its soft, butter-like texture.

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Cydonia was popular and often eaten in ancient Rome, where the Romans usually prepared it by mixing it with honey and leek.

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Fragaria × ananassaare so popular that it even has a museum in Belgium dedicated to it.

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Averrhoa carambola is a sweet, crunchy, yellow-golden fruit with an unusual shape.

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