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List of Fruits That Start With Q

We are living in weird times where we know everything but have time for nothing, not even our health. But thanks to the human mind, we are quick to look for alternatives.

Since fresh fruits are not available or accessible to many of us, especially fruits that start with Q, we swiftly shifted to other varieties like frozen, canned or pureed. While other options might be equally delicious and tempting, not all these options can fulfill our daily fruit requirements. 

This is why it is extremely essential to increase our knowledge about various fruits and their nutrition content. We will be focusing on fruits that start with Q as even though the number of such fruits is less, all the fruits of letter Q are quite interesting. 

Here is a compiled list of all the fruits starting with Q. Most of these fruits that start with Q are amazing, despite being rare.

Fruits Beginning With Q

Read this list to increase your knowledge in the fruits category, at least for the fruits that start with Q.

1. Quararibea Cordata

quararibea cordata
Quararibea Cordata Fruit [ Image Credit: Wikipedia ]
This is the scientific name of a South-American fruit that is commonly known as chupa-chupa. This is one of the first fruits that starts with Q. It is sweet and juicy with orange-yellow insides. The fruit may contain 2-5 seeds.

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2. Queen Anne Cherry Fruit

queen anne cherry fruit
Queen Anne Cherry Fruit [ Image Credit: Wikipedia ]
Commonly referred to as royal ann cherry, this is one of the fruits that start with Q, a cherry variant that tastes and looks the same but are fleshy stone fruits from yellow to light pink color.

3. Quenepa

quenepa fruit
Quenepa Fruit [ Image Credit: Wikipedia ]
Also known as Spanish lime, this fruit is mainly grown in South and Central America. Its scientific name is Melicoccus bijugatus. This is one of the fruits that start with Q that is greenish-yellow in color and is bittersweet. 

4. Quince

quince fruit
Quince Fruit [ Image Credit: Wikipedia ]
This fruit that starts with Q and has the scientific name Cydonia oblonga is of the genus Cydonia. It resembles a pear and is golden-yellow in color.

5. Quandong

quandong fruit
Quandong Fruit [ Image Credit: Wikipedia ]
This is the last fruit that starts with Q. Its scientific name is Santalum acuminatum and is also known as a native peach. The fruit is red or yellow in color and has seeds within it.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

1. Which of these fruits starting with letter Q are rich in Vitamin C?

Almost all fruits that start with the letter Q are rich in vitamin C, from which Quince has the highest vitamin C content of 25% RDA. Besides it, Queen Anne cherry fruit has 13.7% of RDA.

2. Which of the fruits starting with letter Q have the highest amount of water?

Fruits beginning with letter Q, such as Quararibea Cordata and Quince, have over 80% moisture content in them.

3. Which of the fruits beginning with letter Q is rich in fibers?

The fruit which starts with letter Q and has a moderate quantity of dietary fibers is Quince. A 100 g of fruit has 4% of DV.

4. Which of the fruits that starts with letter Q is rich in calcium?

A fruit that starts with letter Q and is rich in calcium is Quenepa. A 100g of Quenepa has 15 g calcium content and Quararibea Cordata has 18.4 mg.

5. Which of the fruits that begin with letter Q is rich in protein?

Among all the fruits that start with letter Q, Quandong is rich in protein.

Final Words

This is all we have for the fruits of letter Q.

Searching for fruits that start with Q isn’t the easiest task, since the ones that are available are also very rare. But just because we can’t buy them shouldn’t stop us from learning about fruits beginning with O or any other letter as well.

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