What is the name of this brown fruit from India?

Could you help me to identify this fruit? I took this photo in India and forgot the name of this delicious sweet fruit. You can see this fruit at the Indian markets a lot.
Thank you in advance!

What is the name of this brown fruit from India?

Vice Professor Asked on January 6, 2016 in Fruits.
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    This is NOT Sapodilla. Manilkara Zapota (chikoo) has different type of leaves. Manilkara doesn’t have three veined leaves, but one in the middle like on this pic:

    RE: What is the name of this brown fruit from India?

    The leaf in your image is typical Strychnos. More likely it is Strychnos nux-vomica, or Strychnine tree.  It is the source of the poison strychnine.

    RE: What is the name of this brown fruit from India?


    Vice Professor Answered on January 15, 2016.
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    Hi Traveler!I have just returned from India. 🙂 This looks like chiku. Manilkara Zapota, commonly known as Sapodilla. In India it is known as chikoo (chiku) and sapota. Yummy stuff!

    Doctor Answered on January 13, 2016.
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