Dragon fruit was grouped In plants cactus family. Although this plants known was come from Meksico, Middle America and South America. On 1980, the French brougth the dragon fruit from Guyana to Vietnam as A ornament plants. Because this fruit has A sweet taste, this fruit was consumed widely In Vietnam and China.
In Indonesia, the dragon fruit was populer on 2000. Now, there are the types of the dragon fruit that was cultivated. That are:
- Hylocereus undatus. This types has red skin with the white flesh
- Hylocereus Polyrhicus. This types has red skin with the red flesh
- Hylocereus Costaricencis. This types has red skin with the solid red rather purplish flesh
- Hylocereus Megelanthus. This types has yellow skin with white flesh.