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Photography of Homer L. Shantz

Kaffir orange cut open

Contributor: 
The University of Arizona Herbarium
Creator: 
Homer Leroy Shantz
Description: 
Kaffir orange, the small type, Strychnos - the ripe one cut open showing seed and pulp. This orange tastes tart but has a very agreeable flavor, unlike anything I have ever tasted. The pulp is yellowish brown and much easier to eat than an orange. It is however necessary to reject the seeds as one does a pomegranate. This fruit is worth a trial - and I am surprised to find it as good as it is. Said to be better than the larger type. This is a small fruit but it also grows larger. [Shantz travel journal, Dec. 3, 1919]
Format: 
image/jpeg
Language: 
English
Title: 
azu_shantz_19191203_36832_m
Created: 
1919-12-03
City: 
Kafue
City Then: 
Kafue
Continent: 
Africa
Country: 
Zambia
Country Then: 
Northern Rhodesia
Is this item in the public domain?: 
No