Friday, June 8, 2012

Strange Fruit

BBC Nature has an interesting feature on unusual and hybrid fruit varieties. It's worth a read, especially if you were wondering how to eat a durian, aka the world's smelliest fruit, or if you are curious about what fruits humans crossbred to make crazy hybrids like oranges and lemons.

(via BoingBoing)

1 comment:

  1. A while ago I was appalled to learn about the incestuous nature of citrus fruit, and tried to make a Venn diagram to understand all the hybridising. I only included a few and it soon got pretty complex: