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Table 1 Characteristics of the three Hylocereus spp. cultivars used in this study

From: Contribution of anthocyanin pathways to fruit flesh coloration in pitayas

Species name Fruit name Origin Fruit size/ weight (g) Peel/flesh color Fertilization mode Soluble solid content (┬░Brix) Cultivation in mainland China
Hylocereus polyrhizus Da Hong (DH) Taiwan Large/850 Red/ Red Self-fertilization 12.8 Major
Hybrid (Hylocereus polyrhizus x Hylocereus undatus) Fen Rou (FR) Mainland China Medium/325 Pink/Pink Self-incompatible 12.5 Minor
Hylocereus undatus Bai Rou (BR) Vietnam Large/700 Pink/White Self-fertilization 11.8 Minor