Psychotria elata is commonly known as Hot Lips Plant for the shape of its bright red bracts that resemble two luscious lips

Psychotria elata (Hooker’s Lips, Hot Lips Plants, Hot Lips, Mick Jagger’s Lips) The plant has become internet-famous because of its flowers or rather the shape of the red bracts (modified leaves) before the flowers mature. From these bracts tiny white, stare-shaped flowers emerge. It is commonly known as Hooker’s Lips or the Hot Lips Plant […]

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.

Dendrophthoe pentandra produces red berries that persist on the plant for a very long time

Dendrophthoe pentandra (Malayan Mistletoe, Mango Mistletoe, Mistletoe Plant) Malayan Mistletoe or Mango Mistletoe is a parasitic, woody and  dioecious shrub. This plant has been used for traditional medicine. Grow this beauty to enjoy its brilliantly coloured red berries that persist on the plant for a very long time.

Synsepalum dulcificum contains miraculin that when eaten, makes sour or bitter food taste sweet

Synsepalum dulcificum (Miracle Fruit, Miracle Berry, Miraculous Berry, Flavour/Sweet Berry Miracle Fruit or Miraculous Berry is highly prized by chefs who delve in molecular gastronomy. Its vibrant red fruits contain miraculin, a taste-modifying, protein-based molecule that when eaten, almost miraculously changes the taste of sour or bitter food to taste as sweet as sugar. The […]