Organic Guatemalan Christmas Decorations: Chichitas de Esquipulas

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Chichitas amarillas, yellow nipples or nipple fruit, or Chichitas de Esquipulas are two popular name for this organic Guatemalan decoration found around Christmas time.

Chichitas amarillas are actually a medicinal plants.

The scientific name for this fruit is Solanum mammosum L. Other common name in Guatemala is: chichigua.

Solanum mammosum is commonly known as nipplefruit, fox head, cow’s udder, or apple of Sodom, is an inedible Pan-American tropical fruit. The plant is grown for ornamental purposes, in part because of the distal end of the fruit’s resemblance to a human breast, while the proximal end looks like a cow’s udder. Source: Wikipedia.

Take a photographic tour through all the different organic Guatemalan Christmas decorations!

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