Lúcuma

species of plant

Lucuma fruits are found in Peru, and Chile. Lucuma have been eaten for many centuries. Anthropologists have found ancient burial sites with lucuma seeds.[1]

Lúcuma
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P. lucuma
Binomial name
Pouteria lucuma
(Ruiz & Pav.) Kuntze

Lucuma is used in a variety of culinary drinks and desserts. Lucuma is the most popular ice cream flavor in Peru.

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