Sugar Palm

General description Borassus flabellifer is a robust tree and can reach a height of 30 metres. The male flowers are less than 1 cm long and form semi-circular clusters, which are hidden beneath scale-like bracts within the catkin-like inflorescences. In contrast, the female flowers are golfball-sized and solitary, sitting upon Read more…

Noni

General Description Morinda citrifolia is a fruit-bearing tree in the coffee family, Rubiaceae. Common English names of great morinda, Indian mulberry The plant bears flowers and fruits all year round. The fruit is a multiple fruit that has a pungent odour when ripening, and is hence also known as cheese Read more…

Durian

General description Durian was originally found in Indonesia, where the name “durian” related to ber-duri or duri which means ‘sharp thorn’ in Bahasa Indonesia. Named in some regions as the “king of fruits”, the durian is distinctive for its large size, strong odour, and thorn-covered rind. The fruit can grow Read more…

Pomelo

General description The pomelo, Citrus maxima or Citrus grandis, is the largest citrus fruit from the Rutaceae family. It is a natural (non-hybrid) citrus fruit, similar in appearance to a large grapefruit, native to South and Southeast Asia. Benefits improves digestive health maintains a healthy blood pressure helps individuals fight Read more…

Soursop

General description The soursop is adapted to areas of high humidity and relatively warm winters; temperatures below 5 °C (41 °F) will cause damage to leaves and small branches, and temperatures below 3 °C (37 °F) can be fatal. With aroma similar to pineapple,  the flavor of the fruit has Read more…

Pomegranate

General description The pomegranate  is a fruit-bearing deciduous shrub in the family Lythraceae that grows between 5 and 10 m tall. Benefits heart disease cancer type 2 diabetes Alzheimer’s disease obesity. Pomegranates have potent anti-inflammatory properties, which are largely mediated by the antioxidant properties of the punicalagins. When can i Read more…

Mangosteen

General description Mangosteen (Garcinia mangostana), is a tropical evergreen tree with edible fruit native to islands in Southeast Asia. The tree grows from 6 to 25 m Benefits Highly Nutritious Rich in Powerful Antioxidants May Have Anti-Inflammatory Properties May Have Anticancer Effects May Promote Weight Loss Supports Blood Sugar Control Read more…

Banana Flower

General description Banana blossom, also known as a “banana heart”, is a fleshy, purple-skinned flower, shaped like a tear, which grows at the end of a banana fruit cluster. Traditionally used in south-east Asian and Indian cooking, it can also be eaten raw and its chunky, flaky texture makes it Read more…

Wild Passion Fruit

General description Passiflora foetida (common names: wild maracuja, bush passion fruit, marya-marya, wild water lemon, stinking passionflower, love-in-a-mist or running pop – “foetida”, means “stinking” in Latin and refers to the strong aroma emitted by damaged foliage) The fruit is globose, 2–3 cm diameter, yellowish-orange to red when ripe, and Read more…

Sesbania

General description Sesbania is a genus of flowering plants in the pea family, Fabaceae. Sesbania grandiflora : Commonly it is known as caturay, katurai, corkwood tree, scarlet wisteria, sesban, vegetable hummingbird in English, agati a grandes fleurs in French, Ta-Hua in Chinese, Agasti in Nepali, Baculo in Spanish, A Ga Read more…