Orange and reddish Solanum betaceum tamarillo cut in half and held in a hand
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Solanum betaceum (Tamarillo)

Native to Colombia the fruit from the tree is called Tomate de árbol. It is primarily used to make juice where the fruit is sometimes boiled. Photographed in the central Andes mountain range of Colombia (Cordillera Central).

A dark plum-brown Solanum betaceum hanging from a tree
Orange and reddish Solanum betaceum tamarillo cut in half in a black bowl
A cluster of three Solanum betaceum fruits in colors of red, orange, yellow and green
A small cluster of Solanum betaceum flower buds with one drooping white flower
A Solanum betaceum cluster with flower buds and flowers
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