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Maltese plum - Japanese medlar-  Loquat - 枇杷 - níspero | by DeusXFlorida (10,211,658 views) - thanks guys!
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Maltese plum - Japanese medlar- Loquat - 枇杷 - níspero

Thanks to Thomas Lester - now i know what is it in a real ! Yes - its a loquat ( pipa, 芦橘, biwa, Japanese medlar, magnório, reed orange, nespola , níspero, lokaat , nèfle du Japon, Bashmala, Nor Ashkhar, mushmala, mespilia, Malta Eriği , Maltese plum )

From Wiki: "The Loquat is a fruit of Southeastern Chinese origin. It was introduced into Japan and became naturalised there in very early times, and has been cultivated there for over 1,000 years. ... The Loquat was often mentioned in ancient Chinese literature, such as the poems of Li Bai.

Eaten in quantity, loquats have a noticeable but gentle sedative effect, with effects lasting up to 24 hours. "

 

"The loquat is low in Saturated Fat, Cholesterol and Sodium, and is high in Vitamin A, Dietary Fiber, Vitamin B6, Potassium and Manganese. The nutritional value and health benefits of loquat make them ideal for weight loss."

 

Nikon D60 + Nikkor H 85mm f1.8 . Florida.

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Taken on March 28, 2009