The Turkey Egg Plum
Where hundreds of new varieties of fruit are in evidence each season, it is often difficult to find names appropriate to designate them. Someone suggested that this handsome plum is shaped like a turkey egg; so the name was appropriated. Names aside, this fruit is luscious and palatable, as a glance at the picture will suggest.
This image is from: Luther Burbank: his methods and discoveries and their practical application. Volume 5 Chapter 7