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Ackee (Blighia sapida)

A mild-flavoured, scrambled egg-like fruit grown in Jamaica; it"s often combined with salt and fish.

It was introduced to the West Indies by Captain Bligh, along with breadfruit, and is poisonous if under or over ripe.

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