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Man-made vegetation:


Flower Nursery.
  In its march to progess, Malaysia has utilised a sizeable amount of land for agricultural, mining and industrial purposes as well as for urban development. These activities have resulted in the creation of various types of man-made vegetation including paddy fields, rubber and oil palm estates, tea plantations, vegetable patches, orchards and flower gardens.

Fruits:

Malaysia has a vast variety of exotic tropical fruits:

Bananas One of the world's principal producers of bananas, Malaysia is home to over forty varieties of the succulent fruit.

Carambola Soft and juicy, starfruits vary in taste from sour to sweet.

Cempedak Averaging between 20 50 cm in size, the cempedak is eaten raw or deep-fried together with the seed. The cempedak tree can grow up to 20 metres high and bears fruit five years after germination.

Guava Apart from being eaten fresh, the guava fruit, in particular the newer seedless variety, can also be processed into juice, jam, nectar and canned fruit slices in syrup. It has been determined that guava juice contains two to five times the amount of Vitamin C found in fresh orange juice.

CikuA delicious dessert with soft and pulpy flesh. The fruit is granulated and yellowish to pinkish brown in colour. When bud-grafted or marcotted, the trees start to bear fruit three to four years after planting.

Langsat and duku Belonging to the same species, their usually white flesh varies in taste from sweet to sour.

Mandarin orange There are several varieties, varying in diameter size from 7.5 12.5 cm and flattened at both ends. Its orange or yellow shiny soft skin can be easily peeled off.

Mango A popular dessert. When fully ripe, it can be processed into mango juice and concentrate, jams, jellies, preserves and ice-cream.

MangosteenUpon ripening, the flesh turns a deep crimson. It measures about seven cm across and has a firm smooth rind.

Durian-The aromatic 'king of Malaysian fruits'Popular, fascinating, lucrative and controversial.


Manggosteen


Durian: King of Malaysian fruits


Ciku.


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