naranjilla


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Noun1.naranjilla - small perennial shrub cultivated in uplands of South America for its edible bright orange fruits resembling tomatoes or oranges
genus Solanum, Solanum - type genus of the Solanaceae: nightshade; potato; eggplant; bittersweet
bush, shrub - a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
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This includes the tree tomato, naranjilla or lulo, pepino, and goji or wolfberry.
En el 63% de los agricultores existe un predominio de plantaciones principalmente de cacao, cafe o guayusa y solo en una minoria se maneja mayores extensiones de terreno sembradas con cultivos anuales, tales como maiz, platano, yuca y naranjilla. Aquellos que tienen un predominio de plantaciones permanentes (es decir, que conducen un mayor numero de hectareas con cultivos permanentes que anuales o hectareas en potreros), su tasa anual de deforestacion (0,98) suele ser casi la misma que el promedio de desbosque global (0,96) de todos los entrevistados.
Among these, some native fruits of the Andean Region of South America, such as naranjilla (Solanum quitoense Lam.), uvilla (Physalis peruviana L.), and mortino (Vaccinium floribundum Kunth), may be included.