1. Edible Portion:Fruit, Leaves Condiment, Spice, Vegetable A medium sized tree. It loses its leaves. It grows to 3-6-12 m tall and spreads 2 m across. The stem is erect and thorny. Theleaves are green and with 3 leaflets and generally sword shaped. They are aromatic. The flowers are...
  2. Edible Portion: Fruit, Vegetable A large woody vine. It loses its leaves during the year. The leaves are large and heart shaped. They are 20 cm long. Male andfemale flowers occur on separate plants. The flowers are cream and scented. The fruit are brown and fuzzy. They have greenflesh and black...
  3. Edible Portion: Fruit, Flower Shoots, Cabbage, Palm Heart, Vegetable, Seed A tall slender palm with thorny trunk and suckers at the base. It often has between 1 and 13 stems. The stems are straight andun-branched. They are 6-24 m tall, 12-26 cm in diameter, with nodes 2-9 cm long and internodes...
  4. Edible Portion: Cabbage, Fruit, Palm Heart, Vegetable An single stemmed, evergreen palm. It grows to 30 m high and spreads 5-10 m wide. The stem is erect and smooth. It is white.It is stout and unbranched. The trunk is usually thickened near the base and in the middle before thinning towards the...
  5. Edible Portion: Leaves, Fruit, Tubers, Root, Vegetable, Seeds A pumpkin family plant. It is a climbing or trailing herb. It can climb 20 m high. It has single tendrils. It has long tuberous roots.The leaves are heart shaped, with the lobes towards the base in an angular shape. The leaves are 5-10...
  6. Edible Portion: Leaves, Fruit, Flowers, Vegetable An annual plant. It can keep groing for some years. The leaves are dark green and glossy. The leaf stalk is not well defined as the leaf blade runs down into the stalk. Leaves are generally not very hairy. The flowers are purple or sometimes...
  7. 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....
  8. Edible Portion: Seeds, Pods, Fruit, Vegetable A deciduous tree. It grows up to 30 m high. It has a large stocky trunk. It has small buttresses. The branches are heavy. Theleaves are twice divided and feather like. They are deep green and there are 24 pairs of small leaflets and 50 larger...
  9. Edible Poriton: Fruit, Seeds, Flowers, Vegetable, Stems A cactus which climbs. It has triangular stalks. Stalks can be 7 m long. It grows in soil and on rotting plant material. It has aerialroots enabling it to climb. The stems have joints and branched. The spine spots are spaced along the edge...
  10. Edible Portion:Leaves, Fruit, Herb, Spice, Vegetable, Flowers A shrub 1-2 m high. It can grow 4-10 m high. It loses its leaves during the year. The trunk is slender and flexible. The leaveshave stalks. The leaves have leaflets along the stalk. These are alternate and have stalks. There are 11-15...