Benefits Of: AFRICAN PEACH PINCUSHION TREE
Rubiaceae (Coffee family) The roots of this plant are used in Nigeria to treat high blood pressure Description. Small evergreen tree or large shrub, 8-12 m (26-39 ft) tall, with a broad crown and gray trunk. Opposite, simple, oval leaves 12 to 17 cm (5-7 in) long by 10-12... Read more
Benefits Of: YELLOW JABOTICABA
Myrtaceae (Myrtle family) Description. Large evergreen shrub, multibranched and reaching 3-6 m (10-20 ft) in height. Opposite, elliptic leaves leathery, glossy green, 6-11 cm (2.4-4.3 in) long. Young leaves and stems are covered in pubescent hairs. Small white flowers with numerous long stamens are borne singly or in small... Read more
Benefits Of: PINK BANANA

Benefits Of: PINK BANANA

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Musaceae (Banana family) Description. Perennial herbaceous plant with a pseudostem, reaching 1.3-1.6 m (4.3-5.2 ft) in height. Oblong, linear leaves 0.9-1.1 m (3-3.6 ft) long by up to 36 cm (14 in) wide. Flowers with showy, pale pink bracts are produced in erect inflorescences. In the axil of each... Read more
Benefits Of: PLANTAIN

Benefits Of: PLANTAIN

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Musaceae (Banana family) Ripe plantains are fermented to make a mildly alcoholic drink. Description. Erect herbaceous perennial plant, 5-7 m (16-23 ft) tall, with a fleshy rhizome that produces a succulent pseudostem comprising numerous leaf sheaths. The main pseudostem is surrounded by smaller suckers. Lanceolate leaf blades are 2-2.5... Read more
Benefits Of: ZAPOTE DE MONTE CHUPA ZAPOTE
Malvaceae (Mallow family) Description. Medium-sized evergreen tree with a broad growth habit. Alternate, orbicular to cordate leaves soft tomentose, 30-40 cm (12-16 in) in diameter. Yellow hermaphroditic flowers along the lower trunk and on thicker branches. Dark brown, ellipsoid fruits, 12-16 cm (5-6.3 in) long, with velvety skin and... Read more