Twin coconut and twin coconut fruit

The double coconut (coconut with two kernel inside) was dicovered in India by the family of Dr Vijay Sadasivam, a a radiologist practicing in Salem, a small city in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu, during the year 2006. The precise variety is also unknown.

The double fruit (fruit with two coconut inside) was found at the Marc Delorme research station in Ivory Coast during the year 1999. Its variety is unknown; there is more than 60 different coconut varieties available in this research center, and this twin fruit was taken from a heap of fruits harvested in the germplasm collection.