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  1. Sword Bean Canavalia gladiata

    Sword Bean

    Canavalia gladiata is a perennial, fast-growing, heavily producing, climbing legume. It is widely cultivated in the humid tropics of Southeast Asia, but remains a minor vegetable elsewhere. Plants can reach 10 m in length with a deep, penetrating root system. Leaves are trifoliate, similar to...
  2. Cedro Macho Cedrela salvadorensis

  3. Spanish Cedar Cedrela odorata

  4. Jaboticaba, yellow Myrciaria glomerata

  5. Jack Bean Canavalia ensiformis

    Jack Bean, Horse Bean, Habichuela Espada, Horse Bean, Gotani Bean, wonder bean

    Canavalia ensiformis is native to the West Indies and Central America. It closely resembles Sword Bean, C. gladiata, and the predominantly African wild species, C. virosa. C. ensiformis is widely distributed in the tropics and subtropics although it is regarded as a minor vegetable rather than a...
  6. Jaboticaba Myrciaria cauliflora

    Jaboticaba, Large Fruited Jaboticaba

    Native to Brazil, Jaboticabas grow at elevations from sea-level to 3,000 ft and are generally sensitive to frost according to varieties.
  7. Bay Bean Canavalia rosea (formerly maritima)

    Beach Bean, Bay Bean, Mackenzie Bean, Seaside jack bean, Coastal Jack Bean

    Canavalia rosea is a leguminous, drought and salt tolerant vine adapted to growing under very dry and hot conditions. Vines are widely distributed on beaches and dunes in the tropics and subtropics, also western and northern Australia. They can reach lengths of 6 m, with a compact canopy 15-30 cm...

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