Alien Fruit Identifictation
October 11, 2008 12:38 PM   Subscribe

My friend found this strange fruit somewhere in or around Oaxaca, Mexico. What is it?
posted by phrontist to Science & Nature (6 answers total)
 
It looks like an eaten purple passionfruit to me.
posted by pravit at 12:51 PM on October 11, 2008


Yep, passionfruit.
posted by mudpuppie at 12:57 PM on October 11, 2008


Definitely passionfruit.
posted by goo at 1:27 PM on October 11, 2008


yep, fairly common passion fruit (although I bet its a whole lot tastier down there).
posted by NormandyJack at 4:04 PM on October 11, 2008


Yep, passion fruit. Also known as grenadilla.
posted by i_am_joe's_spleen at 4:17 PM on October 11, 2008


They don't grow wild in Mexico, as far as I know, but many are cultivated there.
posted by Cygnet at 6:07 PM on October 11, 2008


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