10 Extremely Rare Fruits You Probably Never Heard Of

Salak (Snake Fruit): Native to Indonesia, Salak has reddish-brown scaly skin resembling snake scales.

Durian: Known as the "King of Fruits" in Southeast Asia, Durian has a distinctive smell that some find off-putting but a rich, creamy flesh that many love.

Ackee: Native to West Africa, Ackee is the national fruit of Jamaica. It has bright red pods that, when ripe, reveal creamy yellow flesh.

Rambutan: Originally from Southeast Asia, Rambutan is similar in appearance to lychee, with a hairy exterior.

Buddha's Hand: This citrus fruit, originating from Asia, has a unique shape resembling multiple yellow fingers extending from a central point.

Jabuticaba: Native to Brazil, Jabuticaba is a grape-like fruit that grows directly on the trunk of the tree. It has a sweet, tart flavor and is often used to make jellies.

Monstera Deliciosa (Swiss Cheese Plant): While not commonly known as a fruit, the Monstera Deliciosa produces large, pineapple-like fruits with a sweet, tropical flavor.

Cupuaçu: Native to the Amazon Rainforest, Cupuaçu is related to cacao and has a creamy, aromatic pulp with flavors reminiscent of chocolate and pineapple.

Langsat: Also known as Lansium or Duku, Langsat is native to Southeast Asia. It has a thin, leathery skin and translucent flesh with a sweet and tangy flavor.

Mangosteen: Often referred to as the "Queen of Fruits," Mangosteen is native to Southeast Asia. It has a thick, purple rind and juicy, sweet flesh.

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