Which Fruit is That? Eight Favourite Tropical Fruits

Lukata Samuel of St. Thomas holds a soursop. Other fruits include pineapple, mangoes, guavas, limes and West Indian cherries. Photography by Dean Barnes
Lukata Samuel of St. Thomas holds a soursop. Other fruits include pineapple, mangoes, guavas, limes and West Indian cherries. Photography by Dean Barnes

Hike the Caribbean islands’ lush hillsides or wander around an open-air market on a Saturday and you’ll discover luscious fruits.

However, tropical fruits in these settings don’t come identified by name or with instructions. To solve that problem, here is the scoop on eight favorites.

Which fruit is it?

Let’s start with Mangoes

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Carol M. Bareuther, RD, is a St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands based marine writer and registered dietitian.