14 Fruits that start with L

Who among us does not love the ripe taste of apples, the invigorating aroma of oranges, and the delicate freshness of a melon? Soft bananas melting in your mouth, juicy pears, sweet pineapples. There are so many different fruits, and you’d be surprised to know how many of them haven’t met your taste buds. Our website is full of information about the rarest fruits and all the nutrients they are packed with.

In this article, we are going to discuss the fruits that start with L. The mainstream lemon and limes have all the limelight but there are fruits that taste much better. It’s time to know their ethereal contribution to mother nature!

  • Lemon
  • Lychee
  • Lime
  • Lablab
  • Lucuma
  • Lakoocha
  • Lingonberry
  • Langsat fruit
  • Lardizabala
  • Lancetilla
  • Lilly Pilly fruit
  • Limequat
  • Lady Apple
  • Langra Mango

Fruits that start with L

We will start with the basic lemon and limes and end with the rarest and tastiest fruits that start with L.

1. Lemon

The pulp contains citric acid, which is the basis of the fruit. The peel is rich in flavonoids, essential oils, pectin compounds, dietary fiber, glycosides, phytoncides. Of course, most of these substances accumulate in the pulp.  


These bright yellow fruits have long earned popular respect for their unique healing properties. After all, a cup of tea with lemon perfectly warms, helps the body to invigorate, improves well-being and increases resistance to infections. This citrus is one of the most popular flavoring additives for all kinds of dishes, pastries, etc.

Health Benefits of Lemon

1.  It strengthens the immune system
2. Increases the body’s resistance
3. Normalizes the digestive system
4. The juice has wound healing and anti-inflammatory effects and also kills germs

2. Lychee

As the name suggests, the lychee is home to China, where it is also called the “dragon’s eye” for its cutaway appearance. Only the jelly-like pulp of the fruit is used for food.


Lychee contains a large number of vitamins: C, E, K, group B, PP, H. There are many minerals in lychee: calcium, iron, magnesium, potassium, phosphorus, zinc, sodium, iodine, and others.

Health Benefits of Lychee

1. Lowers cholesterol levels
2. keeps the cardiovascular diseases away
3. Reduce inflammation in the stomach and intestines
4. Normalizes digestive system

3. Limes

The fruits are similar in appearance to lemon, but the color of the peel is mainly green. Unlike the lemon so familiar to many, lime has a thinner skin. Under it is a juicy green pulp, which is more acidic than lemon. Fresh fruit is used in a variety of drinks and dishes to give them an incredible aroma and sourness. 

lime fruit

Health Benefits of Lime

1. large amount of essential oils, which helps to increase appetite a seend normalize digestion
2. The juice of this citrus has antiseptic, antiviral, and wound healing properties
3. It is recommended to add it to tea during the period of kidney disease and swelling.
4. helps in treating constipation
5. Lime can be used as an anti-stress agent, as it can improve mood and calm the nervous system

4. Lablab Fruit

Lablab fruits grow up to six centimeters in length and are purple or green in color. Seeds are in the shape of an ellipse. The color is black and brown. A large amount of easily digestible protein allows us to use Lablab beans in many dishes: side dishes, soups, salads.


5. Lucuma

Lucuma is a greenish fruit with yellowish pulp. The fruit contains a large amount of the strongest antioxidants, beta-carotene, vitamins A, C, B3, B6, folic acid, sodium, potassium, calcium, iron.

Regular consumption of lucuma significantly improves immunity, protects the organs of vision, makes the skin smooth and elastic, energizes and improves well-being. Thanks to its high niacin content, superfoods normalize digestion, builds muscle tissue, regulates hormone production, and protects against stress.

Lucuma Exotic Fruits

6. Lakoocha Fruit

These fruit ar ealso called monkey fruits or bread fruits. The fruit of the monkey tree is very nutritious. They are an essential nutrient for humans. And all because they contain vitamins and antioxidants, such as vitamin C and beta-carotene. The fruits are green or dull yellow at first. Finally, when ripe, they turn pinkish-brown with a yellow tint. The flesh is sweet and sour, which is eaten both raw and cooked with curry or chutney.


7. Lingonberry

Lingonberry is called the berry of immortality, so much it has a beneficial effect on human health. Berries reduce the level of bad cholesterol in the blood, have antiulcer and other medicinal properties. The beneficial properties of lingonberry fruits also lie in the fact that it helps to eliminate toxins and even heavy metal salts. Lingonberries are quite sour. Lingonberries are used to prepare jam, jelly, candy filling, compote, jelly, pudding, fruit drink, juice, etc.

lingonberries, fruit

8. Langsat Fruit

Covered with pale brown or gray-yellow skin, the langsat fruit has a round shape. Its diameter is from 2.5 to 5 centimeters. Translucent white fruit pulp, juicy and aromatic, divided into 5-6 segments. Each segment contains 1-2 long bones. The pulp of langsat is sweet in taste, with a little bitterness. The seeds of the fruit are very bitter – you should not experiment with biting them. Langsat fruits are eaten both fresh and heat-treated. They are boiled and canned in syrup.

langsat fruit

9. Lardizabala

The fruit of lardizabala is a cylindrical or spherical granular berry 5 – 8 cm long, unripe – green, ripe – yellow. The inside of the fruit contains dark brown seeds of irregular shape, about 1 cm long, the seeds are surrounded by a fleshy, slimy pulp. The pulp is sweet, soft, and delicious.

Lardizabala fruit

10. Lancetilla Mango

Never thought of making it to the number 10th when naming the fruits that start with L. The fruits are quite large at maturity, averaging about 2 pounds and some even weigh up to 5 pounds. The color of the rind is red and the fruit has a long flattened oval shape. The flesh is lemon yellow in color, completely fiberless, and very sweet tasting.

Lancetilla Mango

11. Lilly Pilly fruit

These are round berries that ripen up to 2 cm in diameter, from whitish to dark purple and pink. The berries look pretty. They are edible, but not delicious. People in Australia use its spongy pulp for making jams and drinks.

lilly pilly

12. Limequat

Limequat fruits are round or oval, 4.5-7 cm wide. Medium green to yellow skin color, smooth or slightly rough in texture, firm leathery, no belly button. The pulp is pale yellow, has 5 to 8 segments, the taste is sour. There can be from 2 to 9 seeds inside the fruit. These aromatic fruits are twice as acidic as ordinary lemons.

Limquat Citrus

13. Lady Apple

Lady apples, also known as ‘Cripps Pink’ are Scar-resistant, very tasty autumn apples produced in the USA. The fruit is very attractive, medium to large in size (120-130 g, roundish; base color whitish-yellow, striped, and washed 80% with a bright red top.

Fruit Apples Red - Free photo on Pixabay

14. Langra Mango

The variety is very common in North India. Mainly grown in Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, and West Bengal. It is a short-season fruit, and the mango ripens from mid to late July. The fruit has an original wonderful taste, and the pulp just melts in your mouth.

langra mango


That is all about the fruits that start with L. You must’ve not known them all and if you did, you deserve a crown. So we are taking leave now and we will be back with another list. As always, the comments are open if you feel like we have missed something in the list, you can tell us and we will add it to the list.

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