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

Cultivated between 3,300 and 8,500 feet. The fruit from the tree is called Tomate de árbol in Colombia and normally is always available in supermarkets. The nutritional fruit is used to make juice where the fruit is sometimes boiled or cooked or eaten raw. 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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