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noun - widely cultivated in tropical and subtropical regions for its fragrant flowers and colorful fruits
noun - red pear-shaped tropical fruit with poisonous seeds
A tropical western African evergreen tree (Blighia sapida) having leathery red and yellow fruits.
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|A tropical West African tree which is cultivated for its fruit and has been introduced into the Caribbean and elsewhere.|
|A tropical western African evergreen tree (Blighia sapida) having leathery red and yellow fruits. It is naturalized and cultivated in the tropics and in Florida.|
|The edible, fleshy, ripe aril of this tree, especially popular as a food in Jamaica. The seeds and unripe arils are poisonous.|
|widely cultivated in tropical and subtropical regions for its fragrant flowers and colorful fruits introduced in Jamaica by William Bligh|
|red pear-shaped tropical fruit with poisonous seeds flesh is poisonous when unripe or overripe|
|Akee might refer to|
The ackee, also known as achee, ackee apple or ayee (Blighia sapida) is a fruit, which is the member of the Sapindaceae (soapberry family), as are the lychee and the longan. It is native to tropical West Africa in Cameroon, Gabon, São Tomé and Príncipe, Benin, Burkina Faso, Ivory Coast, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Mali, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone and Togo. In Yorùbá it is known as íin. |
* The scientific name honours Captain William Bligh who took the fruit from Jamaica to the Royal Botanic Gardens in Kew, England in 1793 and introduced it to science. The English common name is derived from the West African Akan akye fufo.The fruit was imported to Jamaica from West Africa before 1778. Since then it has become a major feature of various Caribbean cuisines, and is also cultivated in tropical and subtropical areas elsewhere around the world.