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Legim fèy yo gen bon sous fib alimantè, vitamin (A, C, and B-complex), ak mineral (especially calcium, iron, magnesium, and phosphorus). Fèy vèt fonse yo jeneralman plis nourisan pase fèy vèt klè yo oswa jòn yo. Gen kèk legim fèy ki gen sibstans anti-nitrisyonèl tankou asid ozalik, nitrat yo, glikozid asid syanidrik, ak alkaloyid yo epi yo dwe bouyi pou elimine oswa redwi yo. Anpil nan yo pèmanan, yo pwodui manje ak yon ti envètisman moun nan travay la.

  1. Chinese Kale Brassica oleracea var. alboglabra

    Chinese Kale, also called Kailaan or Chinese Broccoli, has glossyblue-green leaves with crisp and thick stems. This vegetable adapts well to cold and hot climates and is grown all year round in mild climates. After the first cutting of the main stem, the plant will grow many branches for...
  2. Ornamental Amaranth Amaranthus caudatus

    Ornamental amaranth is a fast-growing annual, up to 2.5 m in height. The stems end in a large, sometimes drooping inflorescence that may be red, purple or green. The leaves may be used as a leafy vegetable. Mainly used as an ornamental, but leaves and seeds are also edible.
  3. Baobab Adansonia digitata

    Adansonia digitatagrows and is native to parts of sub-Saharan Africa. It prefers to grow in drier, well-drained, rocky soils ranging between 0-1000m. For centuries it has been used for food, fodder, shelter, and shade. Trees mature slowly and should be protected from any cold temperatures.The...
  4. Cauliflower Brassica oleracea var. botrytis

    Cauliflower is a cruciferous crop (cabbage family) grown for its compact white immature flower head. Cauliflower is generally suited to temperate climates or higher altitudes in the tropics, preferring cool, moist soil and air. The heads are cut and eaten while the buds are still closed. In order...
  5. AMARANT FEY Amaranthus tricolor, A. viridis

    Amarant Fey

    Nan rejyon imid Afrik, Azi, ak Karayib, yo kiltive amarant fey an abondans. Amarant fey pa pwodwi anpil grenn, men tanzantan plant la lage grenn pou asire perenite espes-la jiskaske jaden-an sanble yon chan zeb.
  6. Winged Bean Psophocarpus tetragonolobus

    Winged bean is a climbing, nitrogen-fixing,short-lived perennial vineusually grown as an annual. The pods, beans, leaves, tubers, and flowers of this plant are all edible. It thrives in hot, humid areas where other beans are more likely to succumb to plant diseases.
  7. Pye Moringa Moringa oleifera

    Pye Moringa, Néverdié

    Morenga ke yo rele “ Benzoliv”, soti nan Nòdwès peyi End. Moun itilize plant sa anpil fason. Fèy, flè ak gous li yo se bon sous nitrisyon pou moun ak bet. Flè li gen nekta pou abèy prodwi bon myèl. Grenn li yo rich ak lwil pou fe manje. Yo sèvi lwil sa tou tankou librifyan. Rasin li se bon sous...
  8. Lagos Spinach/Quailgrass Celosia argentea var. spicata

    Lagos Spinach is a member of the Amaranth family and shares many features with members of the genus Amaranthus such as broad edible leaves with high protein content and flowers and seeds produced in dense spikes. Some members of the genus Celosia are well-known ornamentals called "Cockscombs.”...
  9. Kohlrabi Brassica oleracea var. gongylodes

    Kohlrabi is a short (45cm), biennial cruciferous crop (cabbage family) that is cultivated as an annual vegetable. The stems of each plant swell at the base to form a 5 - 10 cm in diameter edible, starchy globe. The broad edible leavesspiral in whorls around the globe-like swollen stem and are...
  10. Broccoli Brassica oleracea var. italica

    Broccoli is a cruciferous crop (cabbage family) grown for the head that is made of a cluster of many, dark green buds formed at the end of an edible stalk. It is a temperate crop that can be grown in the tropics at higher elevations. Broccoli has become a common, favorite vegetable around the...
  11. Ethiopian Kale Brassica carinata

    Brassica carinata originated in the East African plain, particularly Ethiopia. The young, tender leaves and stem tips may be eaten raw in salads. Older leaves and stouter stem portions are cooked and eaten as a dark green leafy vegetable. The flowering stalks may also be cooked and eaten....
  12. Turnip Brassica rapa var. rapifera

    Turnips are a cruciferous crop (cabbage family) grown for the edible fleshy taproot. The leaves are also a good nutritious green leafy vegetable. There are also varieties that have been developed as a forage crop.
  13. Cabbage Brassica oleracea var. capitata

    Cabbage is a hardy, leafy cruciferous vegetable that forms a compact, round head. It is native to southern Europe but can be grown in tropical or semi-tropical areas in cooler highlands where the winters are mild and there is a good supply of moisture. Some varieties in stock at ECHO are fairly...
  14. African Nightshade Solanum scabrum

    Edible nightshade is an erect short-lived perennial usually grown as an annual for the fresh leaves. The leaves contain protein, iron, vitamin A, and other minerals in much higher levels than European leafy vegetables such as cabbage.
  15. Tropical/Indian Lettuce Lactuca indica

    Tropical lettuce is a fast-growing, self-seedingupright annualthat will reach 2m in height and is very productive. Young leaves can be eaten rawbut can be bitter. Older leaves are usually steamed or boiled and served with vinegar. Tropical lettuce tolerates a variety of climatesbut thrives best...
  16. ZEPINA MALABA Basella alba, Basella rubra

    Zepina Malaba

    Zepina malaba se yon lyann ki grenpe sou lot plant. Nan rejyon twopikal yo li perèn, men nan rejyon cho tanpere yo, li anyel. Bel fey vet fonse oubyen rouj ak tij blan li yo pare pou manje 57 jou apre plantasyon.
  17. Jute Corchorus olitorius

    Jute is an erect annual crop used primarily for fiber; however the leaves and shoot tips can be eaten and contain high levels of protein and vitamin C. Jute can be planted at the beginning of the rainy season and will withstand hot, humid months. It can also tolerate some drought conditions and...
  18. Morenga Afriken Moringa stenopetala

    Morenga Afriken

    Orijin ak itilizasyon: Morenga stenopetala rele “Morenga afriken” paske li soti Selman nan Etyopi ak Nò Kenya. Menm lè li gaye nan anpil peyi tropical kounye-a, li pa gen repitasyon pwòch paran li Moringa oleifera. Tout pati plant sa ka manje, eksepte bwa-a. Aliman li bay yo nitritif anpil pou...
  19. 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...
  20. Chaya Cnidoscolus aconitifolius

    Chaya is a fast-growing, drought-tolerantperennial shrub, typically reaching 3 m in height. As one of its common names "spinach tree"implies, it is grown for its dark-green leaves, which it produces in abundance. Chaya's young leaves and thick succulent stems make a tasty, nutritious, non-slimy...
  21. New Zealand Spinach Tetragonia tetragonoides

    New Zealand Spinach is a low, sprawlingherbaceous plant grown for the young succulent leaves and stem tips. It isan excellent hot weather leafy green. It reaches30-40 cm in height and 100-125 cm in diameter.
  22. Roselle Hibiscus sabdariffa

    Roselle is an annual plant with a tangy-flavored calyx used in drinks, sauces, or eaten fresh. The calyx is the fleshy structure left after the flower has faded. The leaves are edible and eaten raw or cooked. Fresh leaves contain 2-3% protein and traces of calcium, phosphorus, and iron. Roselle...
  23. Garland Chrysanthemum Glebionis coronaria

    Garland chrysanthemum is a leafy, annual herb that reaches a height of 90-120 cm by flowering time. The leaves add flavor to stir-fries, soups and salads and have a pleasing spicy, sweet, aromatic taste.
  24. Jewels of Opar Talinum paniculatum

    Native to tropical America, this plant can now be found throughout much of the tropics. Jewels of Opar is an erect, herbaceousperennial ground cover or low shrub that can reach a height of 1 m. The leaves are alternate, simple, and succulent. The self-pollinated flowers are small with 5 pink or...
  25. Collards Brassica oleracea var. viridis

    Collards are a cruciferous crop (cabbage family) grown for the leaves. The wide, smooth, blue-green leaves of collards have a spinach-like flavor and are the highest in nutrients of the dark green, leafy vegetables.
  26. Kale Brassica oleracea var. acephala

    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...
  27. Lettuce Lactuca sativa

    Lettuce is a fast-growing, semi-perennialherbaceous plant grown for its edible leaves that are usually eaten raw. Lettuce is adapted to cool, moist conditions in temperate areas and above 1,000 m in the tropics.
  28. AMARANT GRENN Amaranthus cruentus, A. hypochondriacus

    Amarant Grenn, Zepina Peyi

    Istwa rapòte konsomasyon grenn amarant depi nan sivilizasyon Aztek Meksiken yo. Amaranthus cruentus grandi fasil epi li pwodwi legim nitritif. Li pami legim ki pwodui plis fey nan rejyon twopikal yo. Konsantrasyon pwoteyin nan fey li yo wo anpil. Moun bay li gwo enpotans pou kapasite nitrisyonel...
  29. Mustard Greens Brassica juncea

    Mustard greens are a cruciferous crop (cabbage family) grown for the leafy greens that have a slightly bitter, peppery or mustardy taste. Mustard’s dark green color makes it a very nutritious leafy vegetable that can be grown year round in many parts of the world.
  30. Katuk Sauropus androgynus

    Katuk is a perennial plant usually grown as an edible hedge and is popular for its leaves and young shoots as well as for its ability to survive under hot and humid conditions even occasional flooding. The leaves and young stem tips make a good edible green with a flavor reminiscent of fresh peas...
  31. Beets Beta vulgaris subsp. vulgaris

    Garden Beets, also called beetroot, are a hardy, cool-season root crop with edible leaves and a fleshy, tap root. The most common beets are deep red throughout but there are varieties that are yellow, white or mixed. The roots are a source of calories and the leaves are a good source of fiber and...
  32. Cranberry Hibiscus Hibiscus acetosella

    Cranberry hibiscus is a medium sized, semi-perennial bush that produces edible purple-red leaves. The tangy, deep maroon leaves can be eaten raw or cooked and the flowers blended in teas or lemonade.
  33. Pak Choi, Bok Choy Brassica rapa var. chinensis

    Pak Choi is a cruciferous crop (cabbage family) grown for the rosette of flattened white stems topped by green leaves. This nutritious and fast growing green leafy vegetable is popular in Asian stir-fries and in other dishes calling for cooked or fresh greens.