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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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European missionaries recorded that the indigenous peoples were hungry except during the brief pitahaya season--perhaps wishful thinking on the Europeans' part.
These include the boojum and elephant trees, a bursage with fruits more like a cactus, and such real cacti as the sour pitahaya and cardon.
Tina Siber exults in nearly everything she and David grow, but she is especially exuberant about the pitahaya (Hylocereus undatus), a neotropical fruit.
Fruits in this category are grapes, avocado, sapota, bread fruit, egg fruit, jack fruit, passion fruit, star fruit, pitahaya, pineapple and star apple.
Collectively known as Tropicsense[TM], the range includes well-known fruits such as banana, pineapple and mango as well as bacuri, feijoa, pitahaya and cactus fruit.
The lower elevations are dotted with yuccas, agaves, pitahaya cacti, and other Sonoran Desert plants.
Yet despite its unusual vivid cerise colour, and peculiar shape, interest is growing in the pitahaya or `dragon fruit'.
The following Nicaraguan products are assessed zero export duties by Mexico under the FTA: Peanuts, Sesameseed, Fish, Shrimp, Lobster, Yucca (Cassava), Melons, Watermelons, Pitahaya (Nicaraguan Exotic Tropical Fruit) - Honey, Rum (From Sugar Cane), Soluble Coffee, Hides and Skins (Bovines), Leather Products, Brooms, Wood, Lumber, Hammocks, Carton Boxes, Ribbon Printers, Rattan Furniture, Chalks;