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A lot has been written about Aframomum melegueta and it has been said to be the scientific name for both Alligator pepper and Grains of Paradise. However, the two are completely different species of Aframomum. Let’s know a little about A. … Continue reading
Now that winter is on our doorstep, some of us like to think of warmer places. Wouldn’t it be nice to spend December in a tropical country? I like to imagine what a traditional Christmas meal could be in a … Continue reading
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Tagged Araceae, Cocoyam, edible, MSc Plant Diversity, Sara Barrios, Taxonomy, Tropical biodiversity, tropical crop, Tropical Crops, Tropical food plants, Xanthosoma sagittifolium
Few plant species can have been better studied than rice. There is a wealth of information out there; I’ve picked a few interesting and enlightening extracts- a résumé of rice if you like.
After only 16 hours we moved from a sketch in Google Map maker to becoming a live part of Google maps. You can find us just by typing ‘tropical biodiversity’ into Google and looking at the maps tab.