Here is a guide to the vast array of exotic fruits and other delicious edibles from the sunny tropics and subtropics. It lists and illustrates more than 70 useful plants and gives growing instructions, sources, recipes, and fascinating facts about each one.
1993-01-01 Know and Enjoy Tropical Fruit is filled with interesting details about 141 tropical fruit and nuts. It explains how to identify, harvest or purchase, and how to store or tell the ripeness, and how to eat tropical fruit.
Five Decades with Tropical Fruit is the personal journey of WIlliam Francis Whitman. This 496-page book contains his collected papers and hundreds of photographs extending back to when he got the tropical fruit "bug" on a 1947 trek to Tahiti. 2 Copies
2016-10-18 Cory Thede, working on the north coast of Haiti, sent a note about a local chaya plant with a lower branch that mutated to a wild stinging type. He commented, “After I backed up against it, it gave me an itchy rash on my arm for about a week. The upper branch is regular and almost spineless.” He...