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  1. Edible Portion: Leaves, Tender Stems, Vegetable An annual or perennial climbing herb with thick fleshy leaves. The vine is smooth and juicy and can be 10 m long. It branches freely. The vine and leaves can be red or green. The leaves are fleshy and pointed at the tip. They can be 8-18 cm long and...
  2. Edible Portion: Leaves, Vegetable, Flowers A cabbage plant. The leaves are ruffled or crinkled but some are more smooth than normal kales. The leaf shape and colourvaries considerably. The flowers are yellow or white.
  3. Edible Portion: Leaves, Seeds, Sprouts, Flowers, Vegetable, Tea An annual plant. It grows to 1 m high and spreads to 1 m across. The stem is erect. The stems are succulent and without hairs.They often have soft mealy lumps which can be rubbed off. The leaves are simple, with one at each node, and...
  4. Edible Portion: Leaves, Flowers, Pods, Seeds, Vegetable, Caution An annual herb. It grows to 0.6-0.9 m. It has a long tap root. It is erect and somewhat hairy. It usually has purple stems. Theleaves occur one after another along the stalk. The leaf stalk is long. There are 5-7 leaflets which are...
  5. Edible Portion: Leaves, Vegetable, Fruit, Roots Kangkong is a creeping sweet potato like plant. It has hollow stems and can float on water. The leaves are green and arenormally not divided like some sweet potato leaves, but the shape and size varies a little between different kinds. The trumpet...
  6. Edible parts -Leaves, Herb, Spice, Vegetable, Seeds - oil A cabbage family herb. It is an annual plant about 60 cm high. It has narrowly lobed leaves. The leaves near the base havelong stalks and the leaves higher on the plant do not have stalks. The flowers are small and white. The fruit is a...
  7. Edible Portion: Leaves, Flowers, Fruit, Seeds, Roots, Bark, Pods, Spice, Vegetable A small tree up to 9-12 m high. The trunk is 60 cm across. The wood is soft. It has feather-like divided leaves. The tree losesits leaves during the year. The bark is grey and thick. It is corky and peels off in...
  8. Edible Portion: Seeds, Gum, Leaves as Condiment, Spice, Vegetable, Pods An evergreen shrub. It grows to 5-7 m tall and 3 m across. The stem is slender and erect. The crown is open. It is a spreading,densely branched shrub. The bark is smooth and brown. The leaves are branched and green. There are...
  9. Edible Portion: Seeds, Leaves, Flavouring, Spice, Pods, Vegetable, Oil A spreading bushy plant up to about 40 cm high. Leaves are made up of 2 pairs of leaflets arranged opposite each other.Flowers are produced in the axils of leaves. Two main kinds occur. They are often called runner and bunch...
  10. Edible Portion:Seeds, Leaves, Pods, Sprouts, Vegetable An upright perennial shrubby legume. It lives for 3-4 years. They can be up to about 4 m tall and spreads to 1.5 m wide. Thestem is erect and branching. It has a bushy appearance. It has a strong deep taproot. The root nodules are round and...