Tamarillo

Reife Tamarillo-Frucht mit Scheiben. Tonisierung. selektiver Fokus

Solanum betaceum, Cyphomandra betacea

Synonyme:
Baumtomate
Tamarillo (Wikipedia)

Tamarillo
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom:Plantae
Clade:Tracheophytes
Clade:Angiosperms
Clade:Eudicots
Clade:Asterids
Order:Solanales
Family:Solanaceae
Genus:Solanum
Species:
S. betaceum
Binomial name
Solanum betaceum
Synonyms
  • Cyphomandra betacea (Cav.) Sendtn.
  • Cyphomandra crassifolia (Ortega) J.F. Macbr.
  • Pionandra betacea (Cav.) Miers
  • Solanum betacea Cav.
  • Solanum crassifolium Ortega
  • Solanum insigne Lowe

The tamarillo (Solanum betaceum) is a small tree or shrub in the flowering plant family Solanaceae (the nightshade family). It is best known as the species that bears the tamarillo, an egg-shaped edible fruit. It is also known as the tree tomato, tomate de árbol, tomate andino, tomate serrano, blood fruit, tomate de yuca, tomate de españa, sachatomate, berenjena and tamamoro in South America, and terong Belanda (Dutch eggplant) in Indonesia. It is popular globally, especially in Peru, Colombia, New Zealand, Ecuador, Rwanda, Australia, and the United States.

Tamarillo (Wiktionary)

English

Etymology

Coined in New Zealand as an invented name, but possibly influenced by Spanish tomatillo.

Noun

tamarillo (plural tamarillos)

  1. A small tree or shrub (Solanum betaceum syn. Cyphomandra betacea) which bears edible fruits.
  2. A fruit of that tree.

Synonyms

  • tree tomato

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