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The new growth leaves of plant I saw at lake Atitlan, Guatemala. Solanum quitoense, known as Naranjilla ("little orange") in Ecuador and Panama and as lulo, from Quechua) in Colombia, is a subtropical perennial plant from northwestern South America. The specific name for this species of nightshade means "from Quito."
It is common for locals to make beverages by adding sugar and water to the freshly squeezed fruits.