DetailsDragon Fruit-Pitaya _Designed by AmazingDesign ( http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:402484 ) _A pitaya is the fruit of several cactus species. "Pitaya" usually refers to fruit of the genus Stenocereus, while "pitahaya" or "dragon fruit" always refers to fruit of the genus Hylocereus.These fruits are commonly known in English as "dragon fruit", reflecting its vernacular Asian names. Other vernacular names are "strawberry pear" or "nanettika fruit".The name 'pitahaya' or 'pitaya' is, according to the Oxford English Dictionary, derived from the Spanish rendition of the Haitian. _Pitahaya-producing cacti of the genus Hylocereus are originally native to Mexico, and they were also transplanted to Central America and to other parts of the world. Currently, they are also cultivated in East Asian, South Asiann and Southeast Asian countries such as Cambodia, Thailand, Taiwan, Malaysia, Vietnam, Sri Lanka, the Philippines, Indonesia, and more recently Bangladesh.They are also found in Okinawa, Hawaii, Israel, northern Australia, southern China and in Cyprus. The fruit was probably introduced by Europeans who brought it from the New World. In the case of Taiwan, the fruit was brought in by the Dutch. _Hylocereus blooms only at night; the large white fragrant flowers of the typical cactus flower shape are among those called "moonflower" or "Queen of the Night". Sweet pitahayas have a creamy pulp and a delicate aroma. It is also grown as an ornamental plant, used in gardens as a flowering vine and a house plant indoors.
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SKU 10001097 Length [mm] 80.97 Width [mm] 67.19 Height [mm] 70 Volume [cm³] 136.68 Area [cm²] 161.83