Food plants

Asimina triloba (Annonaceae)

~~Deciduous tree up to 9 m tall, called also “mountain banana-tree”, very appreciated for it’s ovate-slender fruits, to 15 cm long,...

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Eugenia myrtifolia (Myrtaceae)

Myrtaceae Unusual evergreen shrub up to 3-4 m high and cultivated for its fruits that looks like cherries and are magenta or dark pink...

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Fragaria vesca ‘Alpine Yellow’ (Rosaceae)

Strawberry cultivar with fruits being yellow-whitish, about 2 cm long and about 8 mm wide at base. Very tasty. It doesn't makes stolons....

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Ipomoea batatas ‘Kotobuki’ (Convolvulaceae)

Japanes variety. Leaves heart-shaped, sometimes lobed at the base, green. Edible tuber. Pink skin and white flesh. Optimum taste. Heavy...

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Ipomoea batatas ‘Speckled Purple’ (Convolvulaceae)

American variety. Purple stems. Leaves slenderly heart-shaped, green with purple venations. Edible tubers. Purple red skin. Flesh...

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Physalis peruviana (Solanaceae)

Small hairy shrub up to 1 m in heigth. Leaves ovate, toothed at the margin. Flowers yellowish, with a black base. Fruits spherical,...

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Polymnia sonchifolia ‘Morado’(Smallanthus sonchifolius ’Morado’) (Asteraceae)

The tuberous roots of this variety have a dark purple skin and a white flesh that is slightly pinkish just under the skin. This plant is...

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Psidium guayava ‘Guayaba Pera - Rose Fleshed’ (Myrtaceae)

Pear-shaped fruits. Pink delicious flesh and yellow rind. Hand-sized fruits. Cultivar with an abundant production of fruits. Not...

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Fragaria vesca ‘Alba’ (Rosaceae)

Very proliferous stoloniferous cultivar. Fruits small, slightly depressed, pure white in colour and with a juicy sweet taste. Good spring...

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Rubus niveus (Rosaceae)

Rubus species with , spiny, white stems. Leaves tripartite, toothed at margins. Flowers pink, in apical inflorescences, followed by...

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Apios americana (Fabaceae)

Deciduous climber with tuberous roots. Stems twining. Leaves trifoliate, with ovate lobes. Dense axillary inflorescences. Flowers pea-like,...

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Capsicum annuum var. aviculare (Solanaceae)

~~This is probably the original wild pepper from which all the cultivated cultivars originate. Known as Tepín. It still grows wild in...

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Dioscorea alata (Dioscoreaceae)

Description not available. Tuber

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Casimiroa edulis (Rutaceae)

~~Tree, up to 16 m in height. Leaves palmate-compound, formed by 5 leaflets. Leaflets oblanceolate, up to 12.5 cm in length. Flowers small,...

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