Sauropus androgynus is one of the most popular leaf vegetables in Southeast Asia

Sauropus androgynus (Star Gooseberry, Sweet Leaf Bush, Sabah Vegetable, Katuk, Sayur Manis in Malay) Star Gooseberry or Sweet Leaf Bush is one of the most popular leaf vegetables in Southeast Asia. In Indonesia, the leaves of the plant are used to make infusion, believed to improve the flow of breast milk for breastfeeding mothers. Consumption […]

Diospyros kaki produces sweet and tasty edible orange fruits

Diospyros kaki (Asian Persimmon, Japanese Persimmon, Oriental Persimmon, Buah Pisang Kaki in Malay) Chinese White Radish or Giant White Radish is primarily grown for its large, succulent and edible root vegetable. Turnip cake made with Chinese white radish is a traditional Lunar New Year dish. Growing wild, they are regarded as invasive species in many regions.

Brassica rapa var. rapifera is one of the oldest vegetables cultivated by Man

Brassica rapa var. rapifera (Turnip, White Turnip, Turnip Rape) Turnip or White Turnip is one of the oldest vegetables cultivated by Man. It is a root vegetable commonly grown worldwide for its edible white and bulbous taproot. Besides, it is well known for its traditional medicine.

Brassica oleracea var. botrytis has medicinal properties

Brassica oleracea var. botrytis (Cauliflower, Broccoli, Calabrese, Romanesco) Cauliflower or Calabrese has medicinal properties. It is anti-inflammatory and antioxidants-rich and may boost both your heart and brain health. Regular consumption of Cauliflower will provide your body with impressive amounts of vitamin C, vitamin K, beta-carotene and much more while supporting healthy digestion and detoxification..

Sphagneticola trilobata is an attractive plant with daisy-like yellow flowers

Sphagneticola trilobata (Singapore Daisy, Creeping-oxeye, Trailing Daisy, Wedelia) Singapore Daisy or Trailing Daisy is very attractive because of its nearly constant and prolific blooming of yellow daisy-like flowers. Besides, it has been used for traditional medicine. Sphagneticola trilobata is listed in the IUCN’s list of the world’s 100 worst invasive species.