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2019 - Singapore - Chinatown Durian

Durian sales on the streets of Chinatown.

 

Named in some regions as the "king of fruits", the durian is distinctive for its large size, STRONG ODOUR - LIKE IN OBNOXIOUS) and thorn-covered rind.

 

The sign offers vacuum packaging and for a good reason.

 

The fruit can grow as large as 30 centimetres (12 in) long and 15 centimetres (6 in) in diameter, and it typically weighs one to three kilograms (2 to 7 lb).

 

Its shape ranges from oblong to round, the colour of its husk green to brown, and its flesh pale yellow to red, depending on the species.

 

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Taken on January 16, 2019