OAK LEAVED PAPAYA(Carica quercifolia) A young potted plant of oak leaved papaya Synonyms: Vasconcellea quercifolia Other names: Fig tree of the Mount, Mamón of the Mount, Higuera del Monte, Mamón del Monte Oak leaved papaya is a fruit of South America. It grows in Argentina, Bolivia, Peru, Paraguay, Brazil and Uruguay.
PAPAYA DE MONTANA(Vasconcellea cauliflora) A tree of papaya de montana Synonyms: Carica bourgeaei, Carica cauliflora, Carica pennata, Carica quinqueloba, Vasconcella boissieri, Vasconcella cauliflora Other names: bonete, mountain papaya, papaita, tapaculo, zonzapote, papaye de montagne. Papaya de montana is a fruit from the Central American Region including Caribbean. It grows
WILD MEDLER(Vangueria infausta) A tree of wild medler Family: Rubiaceae Common names: wilde mispel, Mpfilwa, Mmilo, muzwilu, mavelo, umViyo, umTulwa, umVilo, umbizo, umViyo, Mmilo, mothwanyê umVile, amantulwane. Wild medler is one of South Africa’s most popular wild fruits, and can be enjoyed while walking. This lovely little tree is
WHORTELBERRY(Vaccinium uliginosum) A plant of whortelberry Family: Ericaceae Other names: Bog billberry, Bog Whortelberry Whortelberry is a plant from very cold areas in the temperate or even low altitude arctic regions of the Norhern Hemisphere. It is found in such geographical areas of Europe, North America and Asia. Description: A small
LINGONBERRY(Vaccinium vitis-idea) Lingonberry bushe in forest Other names: Cowberry, foxberry, lowbush cranbaerry, mountain cranberry, partridgeberry, redberry. Family: Ericaceae Lingonberry is one of those fruits which are still not under commercial cultivation in spite of the fact their wide use. The fruits are collected from the wild growing bushes and traded for
LOW BUSH BLUEBERRY(Vaccinium salicinum) A plant of low bush blueberry Family: Ericaceae Synonyms: Vaccinium uliginosum salicinum Low bush blueberry is one of very hardy fruits from North America. It can be seen growing wild on peat bogs, rocky barrens and tundra from Alaska to New York. It bears small edible fruits which
KAMCHATKA BILBERRY(Vaccinium praestans) A plant of kamchatka bilberry Family: Ericaceae Other names: Iwa tsusuji, krasnika Kamchatka bilberry seems to come from East Russia which is known for its cold and harsh climate. It is known more as a garden plant and not as a fruit tree though it bears edible fruits which
BLUE HUCKLEBERRY(Vaccinium ovalifolium) A portion of blue a huckleberry bush Family: Ericaceae Other names: Oval leaf blueberry Blue huckleberry is also a fruit of North America. Its plants can be seen growing wild in coastal forests throughout southern Alaska and the Aleutian Islands. Description: It is a spreading shrub which may grow to 5 feet (1.5 m) tall. It has
BLUEBERRY(Vaccinium myrtillus) A wild growing bush of blueberry Family: Ericaceae Other name: Common billberry, billberry. Blueberry can be seen growing wild on moorland and acid ground, including woods with open canopy in the temperate zones of Europe, Asia and North America. The site of its origin has not been determined yet.
MOUNTAIN CRANBRRY(Vaccinium erythrocarpum) A plant of mountain cranberry Synonyms: Hugeriaerythrocarpa, Oxycoccuserythrocarpus, Vaccinium japonicum Other name: Bearberry Family: Ericaceae Mountain cranberry is a shrub native to southeastern North America at high altitudes in the southern Appalachian Mountains, and also in eastern Asia. In nature it grows in thickets, rocky woods and summits. Fruits of mountain