anthropogen

: of, relating to, or resulting from the influence of human beings on nature

No ID, Vietnam, Ninh Thuan province

Another tree I’m trying to ID. Fruit looks somewhat similar to a quince, smaller, darker, fuzzier. Apparently it’s toxic. I should have gotten a photo of the cross-section. Branches have […]

Basellaceae, Basella alba, pui shak (Bengali), balasale soppu (Kannada), Malabar spinach, Malabar nightshade, Climbing spinach

This is a soft twining perennial plant. The stems are fleshy and green, sometimes tinged brownish purple. The leaves can take on a variety of degrees of heart-shape. The small, […]