Samoan Plant Life: Do you know this fruit?

Not Lychee

Yes, this beautiful frizzy fruit tree flourishes in Samoa. Lots of people call this a lychee, and the fruit inside does resemble lychee. But this has got a completely different name. Do you know it?

Check back soon for the answer.


Did you figure out the miraculous healer plant in our last Quiz Post? It’s called the fetau … and is now available in essential oil form. Nice!


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Known offline as Lillian (Lils, Lei'a) Arp, Hamo Geek Girl is just learning what it means to be Samoan. When she's not here, she's over at Manaui: Savour Oceania mostly talking about her other favourite topic: Food!

One thought on “Samoan Plant Life: Do you know this fruit?

  1. the plant is Rambutan.. it is common in South East Asian Countries as well.. I have two behind my house

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