Ella Nguyen ’23: Book VIII, Chapter XLII (Of the Fruit Called Chuare, and Another One They Call Pauxi)

Book VIII, Chapter XLII

Of the fruit called chuare, and another one they call pauxi. 

Translated by Ella Nguyen ’23

There is another fruit on the island of Margarita called chuare, which is like the small figs of Castile. And there is another they call pauxi that comes in different sizes, and is like plums.

Illustration by C.J. Trew, published in 1771, from Plantae selectae quarum imagines ad exemplaria naturalia Londini, in hortis curiosorum nutrit, Volume 8