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15 fruits you've probably never heard of

By: Bryan Nelson on Aug. 20, 2010, noon
Aguajefruit

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Aguajefruit

This unusual fruit is covered in reddish scales, which must be peeled away to get to the flesh. Popular in the Amazon jungle, the fruit is often eaten by scraping the flesh over your bottom teeth to separate it from a large internal seed. It is an excellent source of vitamins A and C, and the pulp is also occasionally used to treat burns. When fermented, it makes a delicious, exotic wine!