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naranjilla

(näränhă`yō), large tropical subshrub (Solanum quitoense) of the family Solanaceae (nightshadenightshade,
common name for the Solanaceae, a family of herbs, shrubs, and a few trees of warm regions, chiefly tropical America. Many are climbing or creeping types, and rank-smelling foliage is typical of many species.
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 family), native to the Andes. Tomatolike fruits, orange-colored and leathery-skinned, grow along the large main stalk, sometimes 10 ft (21.3 m) high. Their juicy, flavorful, slightly acid pulp is much used locally for beverages and sherbets. The naranjillo, or lulo, became known to North Americans as a beverage at the 1939 New York World's Fair. Naranjillo is classified in the division MagnoliophytaMagnoliophyta
, division of the plant kingdom consisting of those organisms commonly called the flowering plants, or angiosperms. The angiosperms have leaves, stems, and roots, and vascular, or conducting, tissue (xylem and phloem).
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, class Magnoliopsida, order Solanales, family Solanaceae.
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Fruits of naranjilla (Solanum quitoense Lam.), uvilla (Physalisperuviana L.), and mortino (Vaccinium floribundum Kunth) produced in Ecuador (cities of Puerto Quito, Machachi, and Cotacachi, resp.) were harvested at commercial maturity.
BERRY NICE TO SEE: This traditional Christmas house plant is closely related to peppers, chillies, aubergines, potatoes and a tropical fruit called naranjilla
Paredes ranked passion fruit, orange, pineapple and naranjilla at the top of the list.
From the Americas the team has developed a triple layer cake with maracuya, naranjilla and guava.
Piscataway, N.J.-based Robertet took a leaf from the tea craze and formulated Shy Red Tea, a sparkling beverage featuring an exotic blend of Red Tea, Blush Cranberry, and Lulo, an exotic small, round, bright-orange orange (also known as toronja, nuqui, naranjita de Quito or naranjilla de Quito), whose flavor is often likened to pineapple and lemon.
Other edible solanaceous fruits include wonderberry, Turkish eggplant, tree tomato and naranjilla.
Algunos de esos hospederos como el lulo o naranjilla, Solanum quitoense Lato., el tomate de arbol, Solanum betaceum Cav., son frutas tropicales conocidas por su exotico sabor y tambien se registra este insecto en hortalizas como el tomate de mesa Solanum lycopersicum Lato., la berenjena Solanum melongena L.
Naranjilla 2 120 0 0 Solanum pseudolulo Heise Falso lulo 2 120 0 0 Solanum sessili- florum Dunal Nightshade 2 120 0 0 Section Micracantha Solanum tampicense Wetland Dunal nightshade 5 220 1 0 Solanum jamaicense Jamaican Mill.