Pereskia sacharosa is a herbal plant with medicinal properties

Pereskia sacharosa (Needle Seven Blade, Seven Star Needle, Rose Cactus, Tree Cancer, Jarum Tujuh Bilah in Malay)

Captivating orange-red bloom of Pereskia sacharosa (Needle Seven Blade, Seven Star Needle, Rose Cactus, Tree Cancer, Jarum Tujuh Bilah in Malay), 11 Sept 2017It is without any doubt that Seven Star Needle or Rose Cactus is one of the most interesting, unusual and exotic genera of cacti.

A free-flowering perennial plant that produces highly ornamental flowers throughout the year in Malaysia, our beloved tropical country.
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Artocarpus integer bears the largest fruits of any tree in the world

Artocarpus integer (Chempedak, Cempedak, Champada, Champekak, Chempedak Utan)

Half-opened Artocarpus integer (Chempedak, Cempedak, Champada, Champekak, Chempedak Utan), exposing its fleshy and sweet fruits, 2 Sept 2017Chempedak or Champekak is well known for bearing the largest fruits of any tree in the world.

The large fruits are able to reach as much as 35 kg in weight, 90 cm in length and 50 cm in diameter.

It is a popularly and widely grown tree, primarily for its sweet and aromatic fruits.
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Dypsis leptocheilos is an impressive palm with reddish-brown tomentum

Dypsis leptocheilos (Redneck Palm, Teddy Bear Palm, Red Fuzzy Palm)

Redneck Palm or Teddy Bear Palm is one of the most unique ornamental  palms of Madagascar.

Fuzzy red crownshaft and white trunk of Dypsis leptocheilos (Redneck Palm, Teddy Bear Palm, Red Fuzzy Palm) in brilliant contrast with its feather-shaped fronds, 7 Sept 2017It has a very distinctive reddish-brown tomentum on the crownshaft that resembles a teddybear’s fuzz and a white waxy trunk.

Definitely, an impressive and majestic palm that is excellent for landscaping.

Dypsis leptocheilos is considered critically endangered by the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species.
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Carica papaya is a healthy fruit that’s packed with essential nutrients and antioxidants

Carica papaya (Papaya, Papaw, Pawpaw, Melon Tree, Betik in Malay)

Waiting to relish the sweet orange-red fruit of Carica papaya (Papaya, Papaw, Pawpaw, Melon Tree, Betik in Malay), 8 Sept 2017Papaya, a revered tropical fruit was reputably called the ‘fruit of the angels’ by Christopher Columbus as it tasted superbly good.

Papaya is an incredibly delicious, healthy and versatile tropical fruit that is loaded with essential nutrients and antioxidants.
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Citrus limon is grown for its edible fruits, culinary and medicinal purposes

Citrus limon (Lemon)

Citrus limon (Lemon) sold at Tesco Extra Supermarket in Cheras, 30 Aug 2017Its very appealing colour and flavour has made Citrus limon or Lemon as the leading citrus fruit around.

An ornamental tree with showy flowers that is popularly and widely grown for its edible and aromatic fruits, as well as for its culinary and medicinal purposes.
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