It is one of the most commercialized tropical fruits in the world after bananas.

The fruit is fleshy with fibers and is commonly oval in shape, although it can be round. The pulp, when ripe, is yellow or orange; It is juicy and soft, with a delicate and sweet taste. The size of the fruit varies from 5 to 25 cm. long, generally, and the weight ranges from 50 grams to more than 2 kilograms, depending on the variety.