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Actinidia chinensis
Ananas comosus
Arachis hypogaea
Capsicum anuum
Carica papaya
Citrullus lanatus
Citrus spp.
Cocos nucifera
Cucumis melo
Cucumis sativa
Cucurbita pepo
Ficus carica
Fragaria x ananassa
Helianthus annuus
Juglans regia
Lycopersicon esculentum
Malus pumila
Mangifera indica
Musa paradisiaca
Nephelium litchi
Olea europaea
Persea americana
Phaseolus spp.
Pisum sativum
Prunus amygdalus
Prunus persica
Punica granatum
Pyrus communis
Rubus fruticosa
Solanum melongena
Vaccinium corymbosum
Vitis spp.
Zea mays


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Punica granatum Pomegranate
Lythraceae (formerly Punicaceae)
Fruit Type: berry

Edible part of fruit is actually only the succulent outer seed coats
(termed a "sarcotesta") of the seeds.

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