Maracuja is native to South America.
The skin is leathery and greenish to yellow.
The fruit contains a orange/yellow, jelly-like pulp with a scattering of black edible seeds.
Maracuja has a sweet but milder flavor than passion fruit.
Maracuja makes a wonderful jelly, juice, pie filling or cake frosting.
Seeds with the surrounding juice sacs are also add to fruit salads.
Maracuja is rich in Calcium, Iron, Niacin, Potassium, Sodium, Vitamin A and C.