Kiwi fruit Actinidiaceae Actinidia deliciosa. Jessica Rosin Ethnobotany Presentation 4/3/13. History of cultivation. First appeared in Northern China, in the Yangtze River valley. Introduced to the western world in the beginning of the 20th century
The top four producers in 2000 were Italy (355,000 tons), New Zealand (229,068 tons), Chile (155,000
tons) and France (76,900). Other key producers include Greece, Spain and the United States.
found only in
New Zealand. This shy
bird is rarely visible in its
scrub brush and dark
forest home.Fun Facts