Invasive Species Compendium

Detailed coverage of invasive species threatening livelihoods and the environment worldwide

Abstract

Neotropical and introduced fruits with special tastes and consistencies that are consumed in Colombia.

Abstract

This paper reviews some Neotropical and introduced fruit species that are characterized by their special taste, anatomy and consistency. For the Colombian territory, the principal common names of the species in question are recorded, along with their taxonomic position, principal plant and fruit characteristics, regions where they grow, consumption modes, and specific uses.