A Faulty Beauty
This fruit is a Blood Plumcot; the plumcot being, it will be recalled, a cross between the plum and the apricot. This particular variety shows its Chinese parentage in its faulty habit of cracking; which renders it utterly useless for marketing purposes, notwithstanding the lusciousness of its flesh.
This image is from: Luther Burbank: his methods and discoveries and their practical application. Volume 5 Chapter 2