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Paper mulberry

Paper mulberry

The paper mulberry scientifically known as Broussonetia papyrifera, syn. Morus papyrifera L. is a species of flowering plant in the family Moraceae and like all members of that family it has sticky, milky...
Purple yam facts and health benefits

Purple yam facts and health benefits

Dioscorea alata commonly known as purple yam is actually a species of yam, a tuberous root vegetable. Purple yams are similar to sweet potatoes and are known by several names, including purple yam,...
Pompano fish facts and nutritional info

Pompano fish facts and nutritional info

Pompano fish, also known as the Florida and Golden Pompano, is a saltwater breed often found inshore and near the shore. According to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, they can be...
Pomegranate facts and health benefits

Pomegranate facts and health benefits

  Pomegranate botanical name Punica granatum is a fruit-bearing deciduous shrub or small tree in the family Lythraceae growing between 6 to 10 m (20 to 33 ft.) tall. Pomegranate’ comes from the words...

Pine nuts-Pinus pinea

Pinus pinea, in the family Pinaceae is the species of pine tree that is native to Mediterranean region existing in Israel, Southern Europe, Syria and Lebanon. Other names include European Stone Pine, Mediterranean Stone...
Pili nuts facts and health benefits

Pili nuts facts and health benefits

Pili nut scientifically known as Canarium ovatum is actually a species of tropical tree belonging to the genus Canarium. It is one of approximately 600 species in the family Burseraceae. Pili are native...

Pineapple Sage-Salvia elegans

Salvia elegans (Pineapple Sage) is a perennial plant that is native to Mexico and Guatemala. The flowers are usually ruby red, hermaphrodite and 2.5-5 cm long. It grows upto 1-1.5 m in height. The...
Health benefits of Pumpkin flowers

Health benefits of Pumpkin flowers

Cucurbita moschata Duchesne commonly known as pumpkin is actually a monoecious, climbing vine which is found growing in hot and humid climates and well-drained soil which is rich in organic matters. It is...
Pumpkin leaves facts and

Health benefits of Pumpkin leaves

Pumpkin scientifically known as Cucurbita moschata Duchesne is a creeping vine which has large alternate, simple, ovate-cordate- sub orbicular leaves of 20–25 × 25–30 cm. Pumpkin leaf is a dark green leafy vegetable...
Prickly Pear facts and health benefits

Prickly Pear facts and health benefits

  A member of the Cactaceae (or cactus) family, prickly pear cactus, also known as nopal, Tunita, Velvet Opuntia, Warm Hand and Wooly Joint Prickly Pear grows in the United States, Mexico, and South...