Macadamia Nut

A single nut Macadamia nut is a nut produced by a flowering plant of the same…

The Yuca (Manioc or Cassava)

A part of Dominicans’ life Yuca, also called manioc or Cassava has the scientific name “Manihot…

The Solenodon or Solenodon paradoxus

An animal unique to the Dominican Republic The paradoxical almiquí (Solenodon paradoxus), also known as or…

The West Indian Manatee

A surprising and friendly animal The manatee is a marine mammal that lives in warm waters,…

The Tamarindo

A fruit native from Africa but representative of the Dominican Republic The tamarindo is a tropical…

The Zapote

One of the favorite fruits of the Dominican People Zapote, Dominican Sapote, “papaya carica papaya”, “mamey…

The Noni

The Miracle Fruit Noni is the name given to it once and tropical fruit tree native…

The Níspero (Dominican Loquat)

A sweet and refreshing fruit The Dominican Loquat, Níspero, masaranduba, sapodilla, whose scientific name is “Manilkara…

The Jagua

An abundant fruit in Dominican Republic The Jagua, whose scientific name is “Genipa Americana L.”, is…

The Carambola or starfruit

An exotic fruit The Starfruit or Carambola is the fruit of an ever green tropical bush,…