English (en) | Change Language
  1. Edible Portion: Nuts, Leaves, Fruit pulp, Flavouring, Seeds, Oil A spreading evergreen tree up to 7-14 m tall. It has spreading branches. The canopy can spread 12 m. The roots grow deeply and spread widely. The bark is rough. The trunk is 15-20 cm across. The leaves are alternate. The leaves are...
  2. Edible Portion:Kernels, Sap, Fruit, Nuts, Seeds, Cabbage, Young Leaves, Palm Heart, Oil, A single stemmed palm. It is spiny on the trunk. It grows 12 m tall. The trunk is stout and grey. It is 30 cm across. The leaves are feather like. They are 1-2 m long. The fronds are dark green but paler...
  3. Edible Portion: Nuts, Sap, Cabbage, Nuts milk, Apple, Palm heart, Flowers A palm with an unbranched trunk. The trunk has ring-like leaf scars along it. At the base it is swollen and surrounded by a massof roots. They grow to about 25 m tall. Dwarf varieties have been produced. The fronds are 2-6...
  4. Edible Portion: Seeds, Leaves, Pods, Vegetable, Nuts An annual plant. It can either form a bunchy bush or be a trailing plant. Often the creeping stems are near ground level. It oftenappears as if bunched leaves arise from branched stems near ground level. It has a well developed taproot. The...
  5. Edible Portion: Root, Seeds, Pods, Leaves, Vegetable A herb. It is an upright hairy bean plant which can be 1 m tall. It has many branches. The leaves have 3 leaflets and are darkgreen. The leaves are on long leaf stalks. There are oval stipules at the base of the leaf. Flowers are pale yellow...
  6. Edible Portion: Seeds, Leaves A small evergreen shrub. It has many stems. It grows to about 1.6 m tall but can grow to 2.5 m tall in good growing conditions.It has a long tap root. The leaves are 3-5 cm long. They are divided into 4 pairs of leaflets. The leaflets are oval and leathery.They are...
  7. Edible Portion: Fruit, Kernel, Seeds, Oil, Nuts A shrub or small evergreen tree. It grows 1-6 m tall. The branches are long, flexible and whip-like. The leaves are evenlyspaced and leathery. They are rounded and stiffly erect. They are simple and rich green. The flowers are small and...
  8. Edible Portion:Seeds, Nuts, Cabbage, Fruit, Palm Heart, Sap, Vegetable, Seeds - Oil An unbranched palm with a stout erect stem. The stem is rough due to the leaf bases which remain attached. It grows to 20-30m tall. The trunk is about 75 cm across. The crown consists of about 40 open leaves....
  9. Edible Portion: Fruit, Cabbage, Sap, Palm Heart, Flowers, Nuts-Oil A tall unbranched evergreen palm. It grows to 30 m high. The trunk can be 30-40 cm across. The trunk is covered with fibresand has the bases of old leaves along it. It produces suckers on the trunk and at the base. The fronds are...
  10. Edible Portion: Nuts, Cabbage, Fruit, Palm Heart A fan palm with a short trunk. Sometimes it is creeping or underground. It forms clumps and is prickly. The trunks are slim andcan be 3-6 m high. They are covered with fibres and leaf bases. The trunks can form branches, especially if the tip is...