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  1. (True Red) Cranberry Bean Phaseolus vulgaris

    The True RedCranberry Bean is deep red in color like a cranberry but the pod is ivory with red flecks. It is a pole bean that blossoms and sets pods over the course of a growing season. Beans from this species serve as a major protein source for humans. Cranberry Bean was first grown in South...
  2. Proso Millet Panicum miliaceum

    Proso millet is an erect, tillering, annual grass, growing to 1 m in height, that is grown for the small seeds used for human consumption and livestock food. Proso millet was one of the earliest cultivated grains in the world. It is fairly drought tolerant and has a short growing season.
  3. Lima Bean Phaseolus lunatus

    Phaseolus lunatus is a vining (indeterminate) or bush-type (pseudo-determinate) legume from Central and South America. Vining types are vigorous, perennial, and reach 2-6 m in length. Bush-type cultivars are annuals and reach heights of 0.25-1 m. Leaves are trifoliate, present alternately on the...
  4. Girasol Helianthus annuus

    Girasol, Girasol

    En Norte América, el girasol se cultiva en la Región de los Grandes Llanuras (Great Plains) de los Estados Unidos y Canadá. Tradicionalmente, Rusia ha sido el productor número uno de girasol. Argentina es otro líder mundial en su producción.
  5. Lechuga India/Tropical Lactuca indica

    Lechuga India, Tropical

    A pesar de su nombre, la lechuga india probablemente se originó en China y actualmente se cultiva en Malasia, Filipinas, Indonesia, Japón y Taiwán. La lechuga india es una planta vertical de rápido crecimiento que llega alcanzar 2 m de altura. Esta especie es semi-perenne de auto-siembra que se...
  6. Papaya Carica papaya

    Papaya is not actually a tree, but a large herbaceous perennial that can grow to 10 m in height. The fruits are born in clusters just below the point where the leaves emerge from the upper part of the stem. The fruits can be up to 50 cm long and 20 cm wide and have a thick, yellow to orange flesh...
  7. Kale Brassica oleracea var. viridis

    Kale is a cruciferous crop (cabbage family) grown for the leaves. Kale will withstand more heat than other Brassicas and is also tolerant of light frost, which can actually improve flavor. There are many varieties of leaf shape, color and height from a low mat of curled shoots to 2 m high. The...
  8. Cebollinos Chinos Allium tuberosum

    Cebollinos Chinos, Cebollinos De Ajo, Puerro Chino, Cebolletas Del Ajo

    Este miembro de la familia de las cebollas originó en el Sudeste de Asia y se ha dispersado con éxito a Europa y Norteamérica.
  9. Nuñas Phaseolus vulgaris


    From findings discovered in a cave in Peru, experts say that nuñas may have been available 11,000 years ago. This discovery indicates Nuñas were around well before the Incas, and perhaps before the common bean ('frijol', Spanish). Because of their age, Nuñas have been called "a kind of witness of...
  10. Crotalaria Crotalaria ochroleuca

    Crotalaria ochroleuca es una planta herbácea anual utilizada para fibra, forraje y como cultivo para abono verde. Alcanza alturas de hasta 2.5 m, presenta hojas trifoliadas largas y estrechas, y flores con cinco pétalos (estandarte, alas y quilla), similar a otras leguminosas.