Musaceae, Ensete ventricosum, Wild Banana, Ihindu (Kiduyu), Ikulutui (Kamba), Getembe (Maasai)

Below are photos of Ensete growing in the wild in East Africa. Like the domesticated banana, Ensete is technically classified as an herb, the largest herbaceous plant the world. E. […]


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 […]


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 […]