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Scientific Name: Rubus chameomorus
Other Names: Bake Apple
Cloudberry is a fruit from the coldest region of the world. It seems to have originated in arctic tundra. It occurs naturally throughout the Northern Hemisphere from 78Â° to 44Â°mostly in mountainous areas. Unlike most Rubus species, the cloudberry is dioecious, and fruit production by a female plant requires pollination from a male plant. The cloudberry grows to 10â€“25 cm high. The leaves alternate between having 5 and 7 soft, handlike lobes on straight, branchless stalks. After pollination, the white (sometimes reddish-tipped) flowers form raspberry-sized berries. Encapsulating between 5 and 25 drupelets, each fruit is initially pale red, ripening into an amber color in early autumn.