Stinky Foods: 10 Weird Facts About Durian

February 22, 2012

2. There are 30 different types of durian.


Durian is the fruit of trees classified in the Durio genus. While there are over 30 Durio species, so far, we only know of nine tree species that produce fruit. The durian trees we see in markets outside of Asia are probably Durio zibethinus.