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species

Miracle Fruit
Thaumatococcus daniellii (Bennett) Benth.

kingdom Plantae - plants »  divisio Magnoliophyta - flowering plants »  class Liliopsida - monocotyledons »  order Zingiberales »  family Marantaceae »  genus Thaumatococcus - thaumatococcus

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Distribution

west Africa

Importance

Contains protein thaumatin, which is 3,000-times sweeter than sugar.
Author: Tomas HLUSKA

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