miracle fruit

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miracle fruit

n
informal the small, red, edible berry of the plant Synsepalum dulcificum, which contains a protein that makes bitter things taste sweet
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Phone calls and walk-in customers inquired more and more about Miracle Fruit, scientifically known as Synsepalum dulcificum.
Among the delegation was 33-year-old Danny Hsiao, who is showcasing the Miracle Fruit, scientifically known as Synsepalum dulcificum, which when eaten before sour food causes them to turn sweet.
Bioconstituents from stems of Synsepalum dulcificum Daniell (Sapotaceae) inhibit human melanoma proliferation, reduce mushroom tyrosinase activity and have antioxidant properties," Journal of the Taiwan Institute of Chemical Engineers, vol.
Synsepalum dulcificum, to use its proper name, is so powerful that it can even make lemons taste sweet.
Chemical constituents from the roots of Synsepalum dulcificum.
The formulaic description of Synsepalum dulcificum has a relatively complex genealogy.
Nonetheless, we could have gone straight to Daniell's 1852 journal article as the originary source of Abani's description since, by the conventions of binomial nomenclature, the formal Latin name of the plant within the world-botanical system carries its own bibliography -that is, it carries the name(s) of those who named it and, sometimes, of those who misnamed it: Synsepalum dulcificum (Schumach & Thonn.
Plant Plant Family Scientific name (1) Common order or trade name Ericales Sapotaceae Pouteria campechiana Canistel (2) (Kunth) Baehni Ericales Sapotaceae Synsepalum dulcificum Miracle (Schumach.
The fruit of the African Synsepalum dulcificum plant is sometimes also called miracle fruit.
A bright red berry belonging to the West African synsepalum dulcificum bush works by playing tricks on your taste buds.
Morphology and anatomy of Synsepalum dulcificum (Sapotaceae).