Organic Guatemalan Christmas Decorations: Chichitas de Esquipulas


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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