We found these specimens at Tanah Rimba and Bukit Tinggi Market. Your help in identifying them will bring good karma to you for enlightening many other netizens.Specimen A – Fruit. Looks like a yellow brinjal/persimmon. Tastes similar to a mildly sweet persimmon. Texture; smooth creamy/ over ripe persimmon. Size; a little bigger than a large orange.
Specimen B – Fruit. Probably non edible. Initially thought it was a poorly grown apple.
Specimen C – Fruit. Edible unknown. Should have taken home a sample.
Specimen D – Fruit. Again, i should have plucked one home to dissect!
The one below is self explanatory… Binjai
). Saw this at a PLUS Highway stop. Initially thought it was another name for the ciku fruit but apparently its different fruit altogether. A sweet sour white flesh mango which is indigenous to Borneo according to Wiki and another blog
. Size; a really large ciku! I didn’t think about buying some for tasting until while typing this post.
There is also the wild mango variety called quinine which looks very similar to your supermarket mangoes, usually green and emits extra pungent mango scent when ripe. Usually very sweet and fibrous. I have a picture of it from a village orchard but can’t seem to locate it for this post.