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Some photos of plants, fruits and flowers from my farm
« on: December 19, 2017, 06:17:44 AM »
Too many photos to post of 2017 photos... will continue...


Native Raspberry, Rubus rosifolius


Thai Basil



Giant Cacao, ready to be planted


Corno di Toro Rosso



Cosmos sulphureus


Runner Bean


Randia formosa


Mulberry

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Re: Some photos of plants, fruits and flowers from my farm
« Reply #1 on: December 19, 2017, 06:24:06 AM »

Swartzia langsdorffii fruits


Buriti Palm fruits


Bazooka Pepper


Inga bullata Flowers


Round Zucchini


White Mulberry


Gondo

Will continue....
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Re: Some photos of plants, fruits and flowers from my farm
« Reply #2 on: December 19, 2017, 10:05:46 AM »
Nice sir, would love to know more!

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Re: Some photos of plants, fruits and flowers from my farm
« Reply #3 on: December 19, 2017, 01:42:59 PM »
I will try... I am having problems to upload photos to the forum...



Canavalia gladiata, Sword beans


Ipomoeas


Ora Pro Nobis, Pereskia aculeata


Giant Red Cacao


Guajilote


Black Pearl Pepper
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Re: Some photos of plants, fruits and flowers from my farm
« Reply #4 on: January 04, 2018, 07:02:59 PM »
Funny, I just ran into Swartzias for the first time today, and a search revealed this thread which I'd already seen but somehow never noticed before!

Swarzias are fascinating-looking plants:










The wood is amazing too.


Most seem to be considered medicinal, too, and they're nitrogen fixers.

I searched your species (Swartzia langsdorffii) and found very little about it (PFAF doesn't know it's edible).  I found one page selling seeds - it translated to:

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Also called MANIPOYBA, Chicken Lick, Monkey Pacovß, White Jacaranda and Banana Pau. The pulp cooked in a little water and lightly sweetened is with taste that resembles a mixture of "papaya with orange". The tree is of

magnificent beauty, it provides good shade, it is still melÝfera and very ornamental with, beautiful flowers. R $ 49


What's your experience with it?  I also found another Swartzia species that PFAF says is edible (Swartzia simplex), but again, very little about it.

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Re: Some photos of plants, fruits and flowers from my farm
« Reply #5 on: June 11, 2018, 09:41:05 AM »
Just wanted to add an addendum to this, having recently learned more about this fruit.  The comments section here is very useful

http://www.caliandradocerrado.com.br/2011/11/banha-de-galinha-uma-fruta-do-bioma.html

Its taste reviews are generally pretty good, although the smell is said to be bad; the fruit is sweet and cloying. But - important detail - the fruit is apparently also well known to cause nausea, especially when any significant quantity is eaten. Probably best to avoid.
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Re: Some photos of plants, fruits and flowers from my farm
« Reply #6 on: June 11, 2018, 03:03:02 PM »
Do you have seeds for the giant red cacao
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Re: Some photos of plants, fruits and flowers from my farm
« Reply #7 on: August 08, 2019, 10:32:58 PM »
Funny, I just ran into Swartzias for the first time today, and a search revealed this thread which I'd already seen but somehow never noticed before!

Swarzias are fascinating-looking plants:










The wood is amazing too.


Most seem to be considered medicinal, too, and they're nitrogen fixers.

I searched your species (Swartzia langsdorffii) and found very little about it (PFAF doesn't know it's edible).  I found one page selling seeds - it translated to:

Quote
Also called MANIPOYBA, Chicken Lick, Monkey Pacovß, White Jacaranda and Banana Pau. The pulp cooked in a little water and lightly sweetened is with taste that resembles a mixture of "papaya with orange". The tree is of

magnificent beauty, it provides good shade, it is still melÝfera and very ornamental with, beautiful flowers. R $ 49


What's your experience with it?  I also found another Swartzia species that PFAF says is edible (Swartzia simplex), but again, very little about it.

Manny of these are edible just that they are undocumented and the trees got rare ,manny endangered or extinct.
The wood looks like rosewoods to wich they are related thogh its not that high quality as rosewoods.
The wood is compared to the non related  Ebony( diospyros) but its a mistake because the egyptians used to call ebony a rosewood( d melanoxillon) not a diospyros.
Its sad that Schwartzias will have the same fate of the rosewoods and that we will not even get to know their wonderfull looking fruits.
Because the trees become rare,the new generations of the indigenous people that ate them will not have the chance to use these fruits and thousands of years of knowledge from their tribes about these fruits will be lost thanks to logging.

 

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