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“Stink Beans” Commonly Known As “U’pang”In The Philippines And Its Multiple Uses

Stink bean, also known as parkia speciosa, sataw (สะตอ), petai, peteh, bitter bean, smelly bean or twisted cluster bean is widely consumed in southern southeast Asia. The beans grow hanging from a tree, wrapped in [...]

All About “Flat-Podded Snow Pea” Commonly Known As “Sitsaro” In The Philippines

Sitsaro is an annual climber with compound leaves terminated by branched tendrils. Peas have hypogeal germination: the cotyledons remain enclosed within the seed coat beneath the soil surface. Flowers are white, developing into inflated pods. [...]

Surprising Uses Of “Candlestick Plant ( Akapulko)” That Nobody Might Not Told You About

Akapulko is a coarse, erect, branched shrub. Leaves are pinnate and 40 to 60 centimeters long, with orange rachis on stout branches. Each leaf has 16 to 28 leaflets, 5 to 15 centimeters in length, [...]

Multiple Uses And Benefits Of “White Silk Cotton Tree” Better Known As “Buboi” In The Philippines

Buboi or kapok is planted in settled areas throughout the Philippines. It is possibly a native of tropical America, and is now pantropic in distribution. Buboi is an erect, deciduous tree, growing to a height [...]