Apricot, whose scientific name is Prunus Armeniaca, is a fruit of the Rosaceae family, the same as peaches, plums, almonds and cherries. The apricot has a rounded shape and under its orange peel tinged with red it has a very sweet fleshy pulp which lends itself to various uses.
Apricot, as its scientific name suggests, is native to Armenia and has spread from there to all regions of the world that are home to a temperate climate. Apricot in counter-season is cultivated in Chile, Argentina, South Africa and Australia.
Australia – Cile – Sudafrica