Ox Tripe Fruits, Dehong
Ruili is located on the 24°north latitude and has a difference of only 5 latitudes from Hainan Island. Because of the special geographical conditions and climate here, many tropical plants which can grow in Hainan Island can also grow here. Jackfruit trees are tall and strong. Its way of producing fruits is different from that of other trees. Jackfruit trees can fruit from branches, trunks and even roots. One jackfruit tree can have as many as several hundred fruits. One big jackfruit can weigh tens of jins (a jin=1/2 kilogram). Because the jackfruit looks like an ox tripe, local people call it ox tripe fruit.