Kaimito / Caimito
Kaimito (Scientific name: Chrusophillum cainito) also spelled Caimito. It is called Star apple in English. It is one of the exotic fruits found in the Philippines. When ripe, the flesh is milky white and sweet. Kaimito is a round, green or purple-skinned fruit of the tree having same name. It belongs to the family Sapotaceae and is native to Central America and the West Indies. This fruit was introduced to the Philippines during the Spanish colonial period. Kaimito is known in various names: Cainito, Caimito, Abiaba, Pomme du Lait, Estrella, Milk fruit and Aguay. The plant is sometimes called golden leaf tree as its genus name Chrysophyllum is a Greek word for "golden leaf".