Mga Prutas sa Pilipinas
Fruits in the Philippines
Durian fruit from Davao — for sale in Metro Manila. Photo by Angie Pastor.
The durián is the fruit of a tree belonging to the genus Durio and the Malvaceae family. People often mistake it for the jackfruit but it is different.
The flesh of the durián emits a distinctive odour even when its husk is intact.