Single Largest Seed

Updated July 24, 2020 | Infoplease Staff

The Question:

What plant produces the single largest seed?

The Answer:

According to the Guinness Book of World Records, the single-seeded fruit of the giant fan palm, or Lodoicea maldivica, can weigh 44 lbs. Commonly known as the double coconut or coco de mer, it is found wild only in the Seychelles in the Indian Ocean.

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