Links to UF Publications
for Some of the Fruits Grown in South Florida
Common Name Latin Name
Abiu Pouteria caimito; Sapotaceae
Ackee Blighia sapida or Cupania sapida; Sapindaceae
Allspice Pimenta dioica; Myrtaceae
Almond (Tropical)  Prunus dulcis; Rosaceae
Atemoya Annona cherimola X Annona squamosa; Annonaceae
Avocado Persea americana; Lauraceae
Banana Musacea spp.; Musaceae
Barbados-Cherry (Acerola) Malpighia glabra.; Malpighiaceae
Biriba Rollinia deliciosa; Annonaceae
Black Sapote Diospyros digyna
Blueberry Vaccinium spp.; Ericaceae
Breadfruit Artocarpus altilis; Moraceae
Caimito, Star-Apple Chrysophyllum cainito; Sapotaceae
Canistel (Yellow Sapote) Pouteria campechiana; Sapotaceae
Carambola (Star fruit) Averrhoa carambola; Oxalidaceae
Carissa, Natal-Plum Carissa Macrocarpa;Apocynaceae
Cherimoya Annona cherimola; Annonaceae
Cherry of the Rio Grande Eugenia aggregata; Myrtaceae
Chinese Jujube Ziziphus Zizyphus; Rhamnaceae
Cocoa (Chocolate) Theobroma cocoa; Sterculiaceae
Coconut Cocos nucifera; Arecaceae
Cocoplum Chrysobalanus icaco; Chrysobalanaceae
Coffee Coffea arabica var. arabica, C. arabica var. bourbon, and C. canephora and hybrids
Custard-Apple Annona reticulata; Annonaceae
Dragonfruit / Pitaya Hylocereus spp.; Cactaceae
Grape Vitis labrusca L. and Vitis rotundifolia Michx.
Grumichama-cherry Eugenia brasiliensis Lam.; Myrtaceae
Guava, Cattley Psidium cattleianum; Myrtaceae
Guava, Pineapple Feijoa sellowiana; Myrtaceae
Guava, tropical Psidium guajava L; Myrtaceae
Ilama Annona diversifolia; Annonaceae
Imbe Garcinia livinstonei; Clusiaceae
Indian Jujube Ziziphus mauritiana; Rhamnaceae
Jaboticaba Myrciaria cauliflora; Myrtaceae
Jackfruit Artocarpus heterophyllus; Moraceae
Jamaica-Cherry, Caputin Muntingia calabura; Elaeocarpaceae
Longan Dimocarpus longan; Sapindaceae
Loquat Eriobotrya japonica; Rosaceae
Lychee Litchi chinensis; Sapindaceae
Macadamia Macadamia integrifolia; Proteaceae
Mango Mangifera indica; Anacardiaceae
Miracle Fruit Synsepalum dulcificum; Sapotaceae
Monstera/Ceriman Monstera deliciosa; Araceae
Mountain-Soursop Annona montana; nnonaceae
Mulberry, Black Morus nigra; Moraceae
Papaya Carica papaya; Caricaceae
Passionfruit Passiflora spp.; Passifloraceae
Peach Prunus persica; Rosaceae
Peanut butter tree Bunchosia argentea; Malpighiaceae
Persimmon Disopyros virginiana; Ebenaceae
Pineapple Ananas comosus; Bromeliaceae
Pitomba Eugenia luschnathiana; Myrtaceae
Plantain Musa × paradisiaca
Pomegranate Punica granatum; Punicaceae
Pummelo Citrus maxima; Rutaceae
Santol Sandoricum koetjape; Meliaceae
Sapodilla Manilkara zapota; Sapotaceae
Soursop Annona muricata; Annonaceae
Surinam-Cherry Eugenia uniflora; Myrtaceae
Sugar-Apple/Sweetsop Annona squamosa; Annonaceae
Tamarind Tamarindus indica; Leguminosae
Tropical-Apricot Mammea americana; Clusiaceae
Wax Jambu Syzygium samarangense;Myrtaceae
White Sapote Casimiroa edulis and C. tetrameria and hybrids 
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