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Deliciously twisted: Penis-shaped fruit

Posted by / March 20, 2011


Bananas, cucumbers, and gourds: the phallic foods that spark schoolboy giggles in the kitchen. Now a gardener in Brazil has an addition to the list, a unique strain of penis-shaped passionfruit. Maria Rodrigues de Aguiar Farias has started charging visitors an admission fee to see the blush-inducing fruit that is still erecting ripening on the vine.

The local government even sent plant expert Marcelo Cavallari to Maria’s garden to inspect the plant. Cavallari declared the plant doable healthy, saying, “It’s pretty big, it’s pretty thick. It may even reach 15 to 20 cm in length.” *insert obligatory “That’s what she said” here*

Full story at GlobalPost.

Oodles of oddities.

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