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Akee    Artichoke    Arugula    Avocado    Baobab    Beans    Beets    Blimbing    Breadfruit    Cabbage    Cassava    Cilanthro    Dandelion    Eggplant     Ferns    Jackfruit    Japanese Raisin    Jicama

Maize    Nasturtium   Okra    Papaya    Passion Fruit    Peach Plum    Peppers  Squash

Sweet Potato    Swiss Chard    Tomato

 

 

Akee

<bot880>  Akee (Blighia sapida, Ken)  [W.Africa]

 

 

<bot467>  Akee Fruit [W. Africa], Jamaica

 

 

 

Artichoke

<bot1053>  Artichoke Plant (Cynara scolymus, Asteraceae) (vegetable) (ex. Riverside, Ca)

 

 

Arugula

<bot1082>  Arugula (Eruca vesicaria) (vegetable) (ex. Riverside, CA)

Avocado

<bot13>  Gwen Avocado (Persea americana Mill.) [Cultivar:  Mexico/Guatemala] (ex. Riverside, CA)

 

<bot41>  Gwen avocado (Persea americana Mill.) [Cultivar:  Mexico/Guatemala] (ex. Riverside, CA)

 

<bot68>  Gwen Avocado (Persea americana Mill.) [Cultivar Mexico/Guatemala] (ex. Riverside, CA)

 

 

<bot1038>  GwenAvocado

(Persea americana Mill.)

with fruit [ex. Riverside, CA

 

 

 

<bot1055>  Mexicola Avocado (Persea americana Mill.)  [Cultivar:  Mexico] (ex. Riverside, CA)

 

 

Baobab

<bot725>  Baobab Fruit (Adansonia digitata L.) [Tropical Africa]

 

 

Beans

<bot795>  Blue Lake Bean (Phaseolus vulgaris var.) [Neotropics]

 

Beets

<bot701>  Sugar beet roots (Beta vulgaris) [Mediterranean]

 

 

Blimbing

<bot733>  Blimbing (Averrhoa bilimbi L.) (SE Asia)

 

 

Breadfruit

<bot731>  Breadfruit fruit (Artocarpus altilis Fosberg) [Polynesia]

 

 

<bot386>  Breadfruit Tree [Artocarpus altilis (Park.) Fosb.(= communis Forst.)], [Malaya-Polynesia], (ex. northeastern Jamaica)

 

Cabbage

<bot723>  Cabbage in head (Brassica oleracea var. capitata) [Eurasia]  (ex Riverside, CA)

 

 

<bot1080>  Chinese Cabbage (Brassica canpestris) (vegetable) Brassicaceae (ex. Riverside, CA)

 

Cassava

<bot698>  Cassava (Manioc, Tapioca) roots (Manihot esculentum) [Neotropics]

 

 

Cilanthro

<bot1139>  Cilanthro (Coriander, Chinese Parsley) (Coriandrum sativum  [Asia] (ex. Riverside, CA)

 

 

Dandelion

<bot1179>  Wild dandelion (Taraxacum officinale, Weber) in bloom, Lake Winnipesaukee area, NH

 

 

Eggplant

<bot353>  Japanese Eggplant with fruit & flower (Solanum melongena) [India] (ex. Riverside, CA)

 

<bot907>  Japanese Eggplant with mature fruit (Solanum melongena) [India] (ex. Riverside, CA)

 

 

Ferns

<bot1176>  Fern fiddleheads, Lake Winnipesaukee area, NH

 

 

<bot1173>  New ferns, Lake Winnipesaukee area, NH

 

 

Jackfruit

<bot732>  Jackfruit (Artocarpus heterophyllus Lam.) [India]

 

 

Japanese Raisin

<bot773>  Japanese Raisin (Hovenia dulcis Thumb) [China]

 

 

Jicama

<bot691>  Jicama (Pachyrrhus erosus Fab.) [Mexico]

 

 

Maize

<bot670>  Maize (Zea mays) in tassle [Mexico] (ex. Riverside, CA)

 

 

<bot291>  Maize (Zea mays) [Mexico] in later silk stage (ex. Riverside, CA)

 

 

Nasturtium

<bot1098>  Nasturtium (Tropaeolum majus) (ex. Riverside, CA)

 

 

Okra

<bot897>  Okra Plants (Abelmoschus esculentus) [Asia] (ex. Riverside, CA)

 

Papaya

<bot737>  Mountain Papaya (Carica cauliflora Jacq.) [N. South America]

 

 

<bot15>  Solo Papaya with fruit (Carica papaya L.) [Cultivar:  Barbados], (ex. Riverside, CA)

 

 

<bot40>  Solo papaya with young fruit (Carica papaya L.) [Cultivar:  Barbados], (ex. Riverside, CA)

 

 

<bot57>  Solo papaya with ripe fruit --  Carica papaya L. [Barbados cultivar]  (ex. Riverside, CA)

 

<bot302>  Solo Papaya with fruit (Carica papaya L.) [Cultivar:  Barbados], (ex. Riverside, CA)

 

 

<bot666>  Solo Papaya with summer fruit (Carica papaya L.) [Cultivar:  Barbados], (ex. Riverside, CA)

 

<bot682>  Young wild Mexican papaya (Carica papaya L) [Mexico] (ex. Riverside, CA)

 

 

Passion Fruit

<bot803>  Giant Granadilla (Passiflora quadrangularis L.) [Equatorial Brazil]

 

 

Peach Plum

<bot772>  Peach Palm (Guilielma gasipaes Bailey) [Cent. America]

 

 

Peppers

<bot674>  Orange Bell Pepper [Capsicum frutescens L. var. grossum (L.) Bailey] (ex. Riverside, CA)

 

 

<bot663>  Red & Green Bell Peppers [Capsicum frutescens L. var. grossum (L.) Bailey] (ex. Riverside, CA)

 

 

<bot719>  Anaheim Pepper in bloom [Capsicum frutescens L. var. grossum (L.) Bailey] (ex. Riverside, CA

 

 

<bot720>  Anaheim Pepper with fruit [Capsicum frutescens L. var. grossum (L.) Bailey] (ex. Riverside, CA

 

 

Squash

<bot672>  Butternut Squash (Cucurbita moschata) [Mexico] (ex. Riverside, CA)

 

 

<bot718>  Butternut Squash with fruit (Cucurbita moschata) [Mexico] (ex. Riverside, CA)

 

 

 

Sweet Potato

<bot703>  Sweet potato plant with exposed root (Ipomoea batatas) [S. America]

 

 

Swiss Chard

<bot721>  Swiss Chard (Beta vulgaris) [Europe]

 

 

 

<bot1081>  Swiss Chard (Beta vulgaris) Brassicaceae [Europe] (ex. Riverside, CA)

 

 

Tomato

<bot1103>  Tomato blossoms (Lycopersicon esculentum Miller) Solanaceae (ex. Riverside, CA)