Below are photos of a wild fruit from the dry tropical forests of S. Vietnam. As you can see in the photo, the outside is somewhat fuzzy. Inside you find […]
Below, a photo of a defunct and abandoned traditional Vietnamese fishing boat, called Thúng chai, or, coracle. These bowl-shaped boats are woven out of split bamboo or reeds and used, […]
This Sterculia spp. looks similar to S. foetida. although I think its something else. Grows in dry tropical Vietnam. Locals eat the seed and apparently bleed and drink the sap. […]
Looks like it could be an Anacardiaceae. ID help needed.
The prostrate, much-branched Ipomoea aquatica is a plant associated with wetlands, as the latin species name would indicate. The dirty green stems are hollow and fleshy with white sap, growing […]
From the Nairobi arboretum.
The following is a list of species whose leaves are used as condiments in Southeast Asia. The list is not, by any means, complete, but includes some of the lesser […]
The Pulisan is native to South East Asia, widely cultivated in Indonesia, especially on the island of Java. It is also relatively well known in Malaysia, Thailand, and the Philippines. […]