Melicoccus bijugatus, commonly called #SpanishLlime, #genip, #guinep, #genipe, #ginepa, #quenepa, #quenepe, #chenet, #canepa, #mamon, #limoncillo, #skinip, #kinnip, "It is known as #huaya in Campeche and Mérida"
Genip, known by many names around the growth region: mamoncillo or mamón (in Cuba, Costa Rica, Honduras, Colombia, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Panama, and Venezuela), chenette (in Trinidad and Tobago), quenette (in the French speaking islands of the Caribbean), gnep or ginep (in the United States Virgin Islands, Jamaica, the Cayman Islands, Antigua and Barbuda), guaya, quenepa (in Mexico and Puerto Rico), skinnip (in St. Kitts), skinup in (Grenada), kenip (in Dominica), canepa, genip, guinep, ginepa, ginnip, kinnip, kenèp (in Guyana, Haiti, Belize, Bahamas, Anguilla, Sint Maarten / Saint Martin, Sint Eustatius, Saba) and in some parts of Central America talpa jocote (in some parts of Guatemala), genepa, xenepa, kenepa (in Curaçao and Aruba), knippa (in Suriname) and Spanish lime (in the United States), and limoncillo (in the Dominican Republic). Also, it is often referred to as anoncillo in central Cuba and southern Florida. It is called "ackee" in the countries of Barbados, St. Lucia, and St. Vincent and the Grenadines, however, in the rest of the Caribbean, the latter name is used to refer to the related Blighia sapida.
Genip is a fruit-bearing tree in the soapberry family Sapindaceae, native or naturalized across the New World tropics including South and Central America, Trinidad & Tobago, Guyana, Saint Maarten / Saint Martin, Haiti, Puerto Rico, St.Lucia, Dominican Republic, Cuba, Jamaica, the Cayman Islands, the Virgin Islands and other parts of the Caribbean. Learn more by visiting our website @ www.islandculturemagazine.com.
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