Actinidiaceae, Actinidia indica, Kiwi fruit

I found this giant old Kiwi vine (see photo below) in someone’s yard in the Berkeley hills. It was full of flowers. The woman working in the garden said she […]

Actinidiaceae, Actinidia polygama, Silver Vine – China, Japan, Korea, Russia

A close relative to Kiwi (Actinidia indica), A. polygama is a deciduous vine that reaches 5-6 meters in height. It has a number of edible and medicinal properties. Like the […]

PLANT FAMILY

Here’s a list-in-progress of plant families, ordered alphabetically. Click a family name and the link will take you to a page listing corresponding entries. I am in the process up […]

GENUS / SPECIES

Following is a list of plant species I work with. The list mostly consists of species from around the world, typically those species I have encountered while living, traveling and […]