Envis Centre, Ministry of Environment & Forest, Govt. of India

Printed Date: Saturday, March 23, 2019

Minor Fruits of Kerala

Sl No

Common Name

Scientific Name

Family

1

Sapota

Manilkara zapota

Sapotaceae

2

West Indian Cherry

Malpighia punicifolia

Malpighiaceae

3

Star Gooseberry

Phyllanthus acidus

Euphorbiaceae

4

Durian

Durio zibethinus

Malvaceae

5

Soursop

Annona muricata

Annonaceae

6

Passion Fruit

Passiflora edulis

 Passifloraceae

7

Bilimbi

Averrhoa bilimbi

Oxalidaceae

8

Cashew Apple

Anacardium occidentale

Anacardiaceae

9

Mangosteen

Garcinia mangostana

Clusiaceae

10

Rambutan

Nephelium lappaceum

Sapindaceae

11

Custard Apple

Annona squamosa

Annonaceae

12

Atemoya

Annona atemoya

Annonaceae

13

Jamun/ Njaval

Syzygium cumini

Myrtaceae

14

Canthium

Canthium parviflorum

Rubiaceae

15

Java Apple/ Champa

Syzygium javanica

Myrtaceae

16

Pomelo

Citrus grandis

Rutaceae

17

Citorn

Citrus medica

Rutaceae

18

Malay Apple

Syzygium malaccense

 Myrtaceae

(Source: Kerala State Biodiversity Board, TVPM)