Thursday, February 28, 2008
Durian - the King of Fruits!
The durian (IPA: [ˈdu.ɹi.ən]) is the fruit of trees of the genus Durio belonging to the Malvaceae, a large family which includes hibiscus, okra, cotton, mallows and linden trees. Widely known and revered in Southeast Asia as the "King of Fruits," the fruit is distinctive for its large size, unique odour, and formidable thorn-covered husk. (more...)