List of national fruits

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This is a list of national fruits arranged alphabetically by country. Some national fruits are officially designated, some are unofficial.

National fruits[change | change source]

Country Common name Scientific name Picture Reference
Armenia Apricot Prunus armeniaca Apricot and cross section.jpg
Bangladesh Jackfruit[1] Artocarpus heterophyllus Arto commun 070509 0128 ltn.jpg
Brazil Cupuaçu[source?] Theobroma grandiflorum Cupuassu.jpg
Cambodia Lady's Finger Banana
(chek pong moan in Khmer)
Musa acuminata Bananas dsc07803.jpg [2]
China Kiwifruit Actinidia deliciosa Kiwi aka.jpg [3]
Jujube Ziziphus zizyphus Jujube mure.jpg [4]
India Mango Mangifera indica Apple mango and cross section edit1.jpg [5]
Iran Pomegranate[source?] Punica granatum Granatäpfel.JPG
Jamaica Ackee Blighia sapida Ackee 001.jpg [6]
Japan Lychee[source?] Litchi chinensis Litchi chinensis Luc Viatour.jpg
Japanese persimmon Diospyros kaki Threekakifruit-cutopen.jpg [7]
Mexico Avocado[source?] Persea americana Avocado.jpeg
Malaysia Durian[source?] Durio zibethinus Durian in black.jpg
Pakistan Mango (Summer national fruit) Mangifera indica Apple mango and cross section edit1.jpg [8]
Guava (Winter national fruit) Psidium spp Psidium guajava fruit.jpg
Philippines Mango Mangifera indica Apple mango and cross section edit1.jpg
New Zealand Kiwifruit Actindia deliciosia Kiwi aka.jpg

References[change | change source]

  2. The Royal Decree states the chicken egg banana is known as Musa aromatica but this is an outdated taxonomic name still used in Cambodia. This cultivar is also known as kluai khai in Thailand which has a similar meaning, that being "Egg Banana." And it is known as pisang mas in Malaysia in which they can be found to be synonyms for the Lady's Finger Banana.
  3. "National Symbols of China". Retrieved 2009-12-06.
  4. "红日子倡导将红枣定为中国的"国果"". Retrieved 2011-10-18.
  5. "National Fruit". Govt. of India Official website.
  6. "This is Jamaica". National Symbols of Jamaica. Retrieved 2006-06-04.
  8. "National Symbols of Pakistan". Government of Pakistan. Retrieved 2013-08-23.