anthropogen

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

Myrtaceae, Pimenta dioca, Allspice, Pimento

Allspice is a highly aromatic berry of the pimento tree, one of three major spice crops grown commercially in the Western hemisphere (the other two are capsicums and vanilla). Attempts […]

Cappardaceae, Capparis cartilaginea, Shafallah, Lasaf, Kabar, Oman, Southern Coast

Shafallah is a perennial shrub found growing prostrate or scrambling, typically in rocky ground and out of rock cliffs. The floral buds are presumably pickled and eaten as capers. I’m […]

Rutaceae, Murraya koenigii, Curry tree, Southeast Asia

The curry tree originated in India and Sri Lanka where it is widely cultivated. The species has been an important part of Indian culture for hundreds, perhaps thousands of years. […]