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List of Fruits That Start With K

Eating fruits isn’t a choice but a necessity in the times that we are living. It is true that diseases are inevitable but that shouldn’t stop us from taking necessary precautions.

The best thing that you can do to your body is to intake healthy food that includes fresh fruits. They are the most convenient breakfast, snacks or dessert one can possibly find. One doesn’t need to follow a recipe or shop for a hundred different ingredients in order to prepare one meal. All you need is a rack in your refrigerator filled with juicy fruits that you can munch on whenever you have time.

In this article, we will focus on fruits that start with K, so that next time you go out shopping for fruits you know exactly which ones to look for.

Fruits Starting With K 

Here is a compiled list of fruits of the letter K.

1. Kabosu

kabosu fruit
Kabosu Fruit [ Image Credit: Wikipedia ]
The first in the list of fruits that start with K is kabosu. Its scientific name is Citrus sphaerocarpa. Rich in vitamin C, this citrus fruit is mainly used in Japan.

2. Kaffir Lime

kaffir lime fruit
Kaffir Lime Fruit [ Image Credit: Wikipedia ]
The next fruit that starts with K is kaffir lime whose scientific name is Citrus hystrix. It is mainly found in Southeast Asia and southern China. This fruit has a very strong fragrance. 

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3. Kahikatea

kahikatea
Kahikatea [ Image Credit: Wikipedia ]
Its scientific name is Dacrycarpus dacrydioides. Mainly found in New Zealand this is one of the berry fruits that start with K and grow on coniferous trees. 

4. Kakadu Plum

kakadu plum
Kakadu Plum Fruit [ Image Credit: wikiwel.com ]
The scientific name of this fruit that starts with K is Terminalia ferdinandiana. The fruit is greenish-yellow in color and is widely found in Australia.

5. Kapok

kapok fruit
Kapok Fruit [ Image Credit: Wikipedia ]
Its scientific name is Ceiba pentandra and it belongs to the family Malavaceae. It is native to Africa but is found in other parts of the world as well.

6. Karkalla

karkalla fruit
Karkalla Fruit [ Image Credit: Wikipedia ]
Popularly known as Australian pig face, the scientific name of karkalla is Carpobrotus rossii.  The fruit is eaten both fresh and dried.

7. Karonda

karonda fruit
Karonda Fruit [ Image Credit: Wikipedia ]
This is also one of the berry fruits that start with K. Its scientific name is carissa carandas and it grows in areas of high temperature. 

8. Kei Apple

kei apple fruit
Kei Apple Fruit [ Image Credit: Wikipedia ]
Its scientific name is Dovyalis caffra. The fruit has a unique taste and is similar to a small apple. It is also used in jams.

9. Kepel

kepel fruit
Kepel Fruit [ Image Credit: fruitsinfo.com ]
The scientific name of this fruit is Stelechocarpus burahol. This is a rare fruit that is known for its distinct aroma.

10. Keule

keule fruit
Keule Fruits [Image Credit: Wikipedia]
This is a yellow fruit that is sweet in taste. They are grown mostly in Chile and are fairly large in size.

11. Kiwi

kiwi fruit
Kiwi Fruit [Image Credit: Wikipedia]
Another one of the berry fruits starting with K is kiwi. It has a brown husky exterior and bright green interior. It can be eaten fresh and is also available in dried form.

12. Korlan

korlan fruit
Korlan Fruit [ Image Credit: Wikipedia ]
This is a red-coloured fruit that resembles litchi. Its scientific name is Nephelium hypoleucum. It is round in shape and has a sour taste.

13. Kumquat

kumquat fruit
Kumquat Fruit [ Image Credit: Wikipedia ]
The scientific name of this fruit is Citrus japonica. It is oval in shape and is consumed with its peel.

14. Kundang

kundang fruit
Kundang Fruit [ Image Credit: Wikipedia ]
Its scientific name is Bouea macrophylla. It is orange or yellow in color when ripe and has an orange pulpy interior.

15. Kutjera

kutjera fruit
Kutjera Fruit [ Image Credit: Wikipedia ]
This is one of the other fruits that start with K. It is an Australian desert raisin and its scientific name is Solanum central. It grows fast and is rich in vitamin C.

16. Kwai Muk

kwai muk fruit
Kwai Muk Fruit [ Image Credit: Wikipedia ]
This is the last one in the list of fruits that start with K. It grows on a slow-growing tree, mostly in China. It is yellowish-brown in color.

Frequently Asked Questions

We have answered most asked FAQs about the fruits that commence with letter K.

1. Which of these fruits that start with the letter K are expensive?

Fruits such as Kei Apple, Kwai Muk and Korlan are more costly than the other local fruits. Many factors play a major role in their hike price which are import cost, transport and storage cost and the shelf life of the fruits.

2. Which of the fruits starting with the letter K are rarest?

From the long list of fruits that start with the letter K, Kepel is the rarest. And it is known for its distinct aroma.

3. Which of these fruits are exotic?

The list of some of the exotic fruits that starts with K are

  • Kepel
  • Kwai Muk
  • Kumquat

4. Which of the fruits that begin with the letter K are common in India?

Kiwi, Kakadu plum and Kabosu are commonly available across India.

Final Words

These were all the fruits beginning with K that we could find.

We hope that you found this information useful. If yes, do look at similar articles to give your kitchen a diversity in fruits. Also, do not forget to buy fruits of letter K next time you step out to shop.

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