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Terong Belanda
The tamarillo, tree tomato, or tomate de árbol is the edible fruit of Solanum betaceum, a species of small tree or shrub in the flowering plant family Solanaceae. It is egg-shaped, with a thin deep red or yellow skin and a soft flesh (when ripe), with dark-colored seeds occupying about one third of the interior.
The tamarillo is native to the Andes of Peru, Chile, Ecuador and Bolivia. It is cultivated in Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Colombia, Indonesia, Kenya, Portugal, the United States and Venezuela where it is known as “'terong Belanda'” or ”Dutch eggplant”.

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