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Synonyms for pitahaya

cactus of the southwestern United States and northern Mexico having edible juicy fruit

highly colored edible fruit of pitahaya cactus having bright red juice

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While it might look innocuous, the pitaya is harvested from a South American cactus and has the spines to prove it, the Daily Mail reported.
Pitaya is the son of a Chinese couple who emigrated to Thailand from the foodie province of Canton in the 1950s.
2005), studying the germination and development of Pitaya with different concentrations of sucrose.
With the support of the First Choice and Thomson's World Care Fund and the Travel Foundation, the women of Ulu'umil Beh (meaning "soil of the road" in Mayan) are producing 300 bitesized pots of their authentic product for hotel guests to enjoy - so they now spread the delicious flavours of papaya or pitaya (the vibrant red cactus fruit) on their toast, as well as the old favourites.
A close relative of Epiphyllum is the vining pitaya cactus (Hylocereus and Selenicereus species), whose so-called dragon fruit have attractive magenta or yellow skin, and whose flavor varies from bland to magnificent, depending on the cultivar.
The ever-increasing search for alternatives by producers and demand for exotic fruits by consumers has led to a rise in the market for exotic species previously unknown and/or little cultivated in Brazil, such as the pitaya, which has shown great potential in the domestic and foreign markets.
But in south Florida, growers are not only producing guava, carambola, mango, papaya, and citrus, but also pitaya, sapodilla, lychee, longan, and mamey sapote.
Some of the latest frozen offerings, slated for distribution in November, include: Pupusas from El Salvador; Arepas from Colombia; Tamales Guatemaltecos, a traditional treat from Guatemala; Tortilla Espanola (Spanish Omelet), Pitaya fruit and Pandebono (a breakfast bread made of yuca flour) from Colombia; Almojabana, a Colombian breakfast bread made from corn flour, yuca flour and cheese; whole lulo fruit (part of the citrus family); Patacon (whole fried plantain); Colombian-style Tostones; and Aranitas (plantain hash browns).
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More fascinating, though, are its new vitamin-enhanced Zotics drinks, which Mistic proclaims it has gone to the four corners of the globe to bring back: acerola from the West Indies, pitaya from Brazil, mangosteen from Thailand, yuzu from Japan, and marula from Mozambique.
I come to soak in the sky, smell the creosote bush after a rain, see the Strawberry Pitaya in bloom, count the stars.
Conversely, they talked of arequipe or pitaya which did not mean anything at all to me.
The next in line, she believes, may include pitaya and kiwanos, which look like giant conkers.
The line currently consists of five fruit drinks: Acerola Berry from the West Indies, Pitaya Fruit from Brazil, Mangosteen Fruit from Thailand, Yuzu Fruit from Japan, Marula Fruit from Mozambique, and one tea - Ginseng Green Tea from Tibet.
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --RS Components(RS) and Allied Electronics (Allied), the trading brands of Electrocomponents plc(LSE:ECM), the world's leading high service distributor of electronics and maintenance products, have announced that they are inviting general orders for Red Pitaya, the pioneering single-board, open instrumentation and control platform that replaces many expensive laboratory and field instruments at a fraction of the price.