General Information
NameKiwi
Scientific NameActinidia chinensis
DescriptionThe kiwifruit, often shortened to kiwi in many parts of the world, is the edible berry of a woody vine in the genus Actinidia. The most common cultivar group of kiwifruit ('Hayward') is oval, about the size of a large hen's egg (5?8 centimetres in length and 4.5?5.5 centimetres in diameter). It has a fibrous, dull greenish-brown skin and bright green or golden flesh with rows of tiny, black, edible seeds. The fruit has a soft texture and a sweet but unique flavor, and today is a commercial crop in several countries, such as Italy, New Zealand, Chile, Greece and France.
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Classification
GroupFruits
Sub-GroupTropical fruits
ITIS ID506775
Wikipedia IDKiwifruit
Composition
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References
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