A fruit is ripened ovary enclosing seeds. A large number of fruits are popularly called vegetables. Popularly, the term fruit is used for matured ovaries which have fragrant aromatic flavor and are either naturally sweet or are sweetened with sugar before eating.
Fruit are juicy (96% water content). These are inferior in food value but banana and dates are rich source of energy, giving carbohydrates. Majority of cultivated fruits belonging to two families: Rutaceae followed by Rosaceae.
       Common name: Scientific name (Family)
  1. Lime: Citrus aurantifolia(Rutaceae)
  2. Orange: Citrus aurantium (Rutace)
  3. Sweet orange (Mausambi): Citrus sinensis (Ratace)
  4. Mandarin orange: Citrus reticulate (Rutaceae)
  5. Pummelo : Citrus maxima (Rutace)
  6. Grape fruit: Citrus paradise (Rutace)
  7. Apple: Pyrus malus(Rosaceae)
  8. Apricot: Prunus armeniaca (Rosaceae)
  9. Peach : Prunus persica
  10. Pear: Prunus persica (Rosace)
  11. Plum :Prunnus persica(Rosaceae)
  12. Mango: Mangifera indica
  13. Banana: Musa sapientum(Musaceae)
  14. Custard apple: Annona squamosa(Annonaceae)
  15. Cherimoya: Annona cherimola (Annonaceae)
  16. Pineapple (Ananas): Annanas comosus(Bromeliaceae)
  17. Date palm: Phoenix dactylifera(Palmae)
  18. Grapes: Vitis vinifera (Vitaceae)
  19. Guava: Psidium guajava (Myrtaceae)
  20. Jumbolan: Syzygium cumini (Myrtaceae)
  21. Litchi: Litchi chinensis (Sapindaceae)
  22. Fig: Ficus carica(Moraceae)
  23. Muskmeleon: Cucumis melo(Cucurbitaceae)
  24. Watermelon: Cucumis melo(Cucurbitaceae)
  25. Papaya: Carica papaya (Caricaceae)
  26. Pomegranate:Punica granatum (Punicaceae)
  27. Jujuba: Zizypus mauritiana (Rhamnaceae)
  28. Phalsa: Grewia asiatica (Tiliaceae)
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