Kiwifruit

Kiwi Groc Ok

Golden kiwi

 

Binomial name: Actinidia chinensis

The kiwi is a climbing plant with alternate, simple, circular and lengthened leaves.

Origin: it comes from the mountainous areas of Mainland China.

Medicinal values: it is a great source of vitamin C for people that can not tolerate citrus. Besides, it has an antioxidant role.

Caloric value per 100 g: 55 kcal

Varieties: Hayward K, Hayward 8, Top Star.

Curiosities: this fruit is called kiwi because it looks like the animal of the same name, a flightless bird of New Zealand that is the symbol of this country.