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  • Common species include Shorea, Durio, Garcinia, Calophyllum and Eugenia.

    Gunung Mulu National Park, Malaysia

  • The forest durian Durio testudinarum is a common example of caulifory.

    Borneo lowland rain forests

  • Of special significance is the cave fruit bat (Eonycteris spelaea), which is a pollinator of the economically important durian tree (Durio zibethinus).

    Eastern Java-Bali rain forests

  • While most durians have spiky green husks and yellow flesh, some varieties, like the Durio dulcis, have bold red exteriors.

    The Fruit Hunters

  • There are twenty-seven species of Durio, most of which are native to Borneo, including centipede durians, mini durians with almost imperceptible seeds and even a naturally occurring odorless variety called sawo.

    The Fruit Hunters

  • Addiction to durians (Durio zibethinus Murray) may be due to these compounds, and the so-called aphrodisiac effect is, I suspect, via a mild irritant action on vascular and mucous tissue.

    Chapter 19

  • [34] There are many wild fruits in the Agúsan Valley, the most common of which are: The famous durian (_Durio zibethinus_), the jackfruit,

    The Manóbos of Mindanáo Memoirs of the National Academy of Sciences, Volume XXIII, First Memoir

  • She remembered the piece of embroidery work she had been engaged on last night, and then a scrap of conversation she had overheard between the doctor and the artist towards the end of dinner, they were talking of the passéistes and futurists, of the work of Pablo Picasso, of Sunyer, of Boccioni and Durio, arguing with extraordinary passion about the work of these people.

    The Beach of Dreams

  • To these particulars we may add that the durion (_Durio zibethinus_) belongs to the natural family of _Sterculiaceae_, of the same sub-order (_Bombaceae_) as the silk-cotton tree.

    The Castaways

  • The durian (Durio zibethinus) is also peculiar to the Malayan countries.

    The History of Sumatra Containing An Account Of The Government, Laws, Customs And Manners Of The Native Inhabitants


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