Salak

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Salak
Salak (Salacca zalacca), 2015-05-17.jpg
Salak fruit (Salak pondoh cultivar)
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S. zalacca
Binomial name
Salacca zalacca
(Gaertn.) Voss
Synonyms[1]
  • Calamus zalacca Gaertn.
  • Salacca edulis Reinw.
  • Salacca rumphii Wall.
  • Salacca blumeana Mart.
  • Calamus salakka Willd. ex Steud.
  • Salacca edulis var. amboinensis Becc.
  • Salacca zalacca var. amboinensis (Becc.) Mogea
Salak fruit, showing the spikes

Salak fruit is grown in southeast Asia. It has a spiky look and has a leathery rap and a nut shaped inside. You can eat it with a little sugar or salt or even make it into a helpful eye cream.

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