Re: [pfaf] Identification
- Dear Peter can you please provide us with any pictures of the fruits?
--- On Sat, 25/4/09, Peter Ellis <peter.ellis@...> wrote:
From: Peter Ellis <peter.ellis@...>
Subject: Re: [pfaf] Identification
Date: Saturday, 25 April, 2009, 11:11 PM
The message <4d7faa5f0904231509o136b220euaa81bee11d3428d1@...>
from Geir_Flatabø <geirf@...> contains these words:
> from an Iranian refugee, from Bhagdad I got some edible dried fruits ,
> round drupes, two sizes.
> The Smallest in dried state, brownish, wrincled , spheric approx 15mm diam,
> externally looking like adried mini apple, with indented flower site in one
> end (but no sepals left) and a 4 mm long < 4 mm long fruit stalk hanging
> with it. Taste souerish sweet else no typical taste or scent, not complete
> dry. Pit spheric, 10mm diam yellowish white when dried- not unlike a black
> walnut (brain like folding and two parts) in its wrincles, very hard /
> The larger fruits looks very much the same, as the smaller only a bit
> oblong, approx 25 mm, and the pit inside less wrincled, and oblong 15 x 8
> mm large. Approx same length of fruit stalk.
> HAve not cracked any of the pits to see what is in them yet...
> Anyone have any idea what they could be,'
> Dont knoe anything of the plant , height nor leaf shape or flower shape....
> made a bad quality photo of the fruits and pits...
> Geir Flatabø
Iranian or Iraqi ?
Could be dates?
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