Common Name : Durian
Botanical Name : Durio zibethinus
The Druian is called "King Of Fruits"
The tree can grows up to 40 m in height, with a slander trunk,
with thick branches high on the trunk. The durian fruits are
seasonal, twice a year beginning and mid. Mainly grown in tropical
countries, like Malaysia and Thailand.
The fruits are exported to neighbouring countries
like Hong Kong, Japan, Taiwan and China.
It round to elliptical, weighing up to 3 kg.
The surface are covered with thick spines. The fruit is a capsule
splitting into 4-5 parts at maturity. The brown large seeds
are embeeded in a soft, juicy, cream-colored pulp which is edible.
This pulp is the aril.
The pulp is remove from the seed and used in
dessert making, filling in cakes and cream puff, ice cream,
Most like to eat as fruit. These are heaty when consume too
much. Drinking salt water to reduce heatyness of the body or
eating some mangosteen
The smell of the fruit is very strong, some
can't stand the smell. But others like it very much. Durians
are favorite fruit among the Asian.