Rafflesia arnoldii was officially recognised as a national rare flower in Indonesia

Rafflesia arnoldii (Corpse Lily, Corpse Flower, Bunga Bangkai in Indonesian Language) It has a very strong and horrible odour of decaying flesh, earning it the nickname Corpse Flower. It was officially recognised as a national rare flower in Indonesia. Rafflesia is the official state flower of Sabah in Malaysia, as well as for the Surat […]

Zucchini with edible flowers, fruits and eaten as a veggie

Zucchini (Courgette, Italian Marrow, Summer Squash) Zucchini or Summer Squash is an ornamental plant with edible flowers and fruits. It is popularly grown by home gardeners as it is very versatile. It can be prepared in a variety of ways, such as a veggie, eaten raw in salads, grilled, stuffed, battered and deep fried, or […]

Edible Musa acuminata that is very rich in potassium

Musa acuminata (Dwarf Cavendish Banana, Ornamental Banana, Pisang Serendah) Musa acuminata is one of the best fruits that is very rich in potassium. This extremely versatile plant is widely grown since it produces several bunches of edible fruits all year long, especially in the tropical regions of the world. We enjoy relishing its sweet fruits […]

Citrus hystrix’s edible fruits and leaves are so flavourful!

Citrus hystrix (Thai Lime, Kaffir Lime, Makrut Lime, Mauritius Papeda) The Thai Lime produces edible fruits and leaves that are popularly used in Southeast Asian cuisine. A must-have plant if you enjoy its fragrant limes and leaves to add flavour to your dishes. Its fragrance is absolutely flavourful and divine, to say the least!