The nectarine is a rounded fruit, with juicy meat and stone, similar to the peach. It is a hairless peach obtained by genetic mutation from the gene of the down crossed with the gene of the smooth skin. It has a more vivid colour (between a bright red and yellow colour) and it is usually smaller.
Where it's from
Egypt, Italy, Morocco, Portugal, South Africa, Spain, Tunisia, USA, Zimbabwe.
(Depending on where it's in season throughout the year)